Chapter 8 Section 2

Militia: an army made up of citizens who serve when necessary

Cotton gins: devices that separate cotton fibers from seeds

Austin's proposed terms were very attractive to people on the United States

In the spring of 1821, Austin learned that Spanish officials had agreed to his plan

Austin has their permission to settle 300 catholic families from Louisiana to Texas

Erasmo SeguĂ­n was a rancher and the alcalde of the town

March 1822 some 150 people had settled along the Brazos and Colorado rivers

At one point some 50 Comanches captured austin's group, but the party was released unharmed

Austin would receive about 100,000 acres once he had settled 300 families into the colony

Joseph Kuykendall established the first settlement on the Colorado River

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