Austin Comes to Texas

Stephen F. Austin was the son of Moses Austin.

After his father died, Moses Austin took it in his hands to make the colony his father set out to start.

When Moses Austin found the right place for the colony, he sold an acre for 12.5 cents each!

Eras of Seguin was a rancher that helped lead Moses Austin Governor Martínez.

Bardot de Bastrop was the Dutch businessman who helped Moses Austin find a place where he could establish his colony.

Cotton gins are devices that separate cotton fingers from seeds.

The land Moses Antonio picked for his colony was in the rich farmland of the Brazos and the Colorado River.

The city of Austin was established in 1839.

The journey Moses Austin took to get help from a Mexican official was over 1,000 miles.

A militia is an army made up of citizens who serve when necessary.

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