S: Stephen F. Austin
FC: Texas History | "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
1: Stephen F. Austin was the first and most important empresario in Texas. An empresario was a land agent who was given land in Texas by Mexico and sold it to settlers to move here to farm or raise cattle.
2: This is an example of a broadside. This is what Stephen F. Austin used to get people to move to Texas!
5: From 1821-1834, he gave tremendous effort to colonize Texas with Anglos from the United States. He explored Texas, had the land surveyed, and had the titles and records prepared. He also traveled to conduct business with government officials. | Stephen F. Austin did a lot of great things for the state of Texas!
6: This is a map from the 1800's that shows what land grants looked like on a map.
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