Who is Stephen F Austin?
Stephen F. Austin is most known for colonizing what is now known as the state of Texas. Austin, Texas which is the capital of Texas is named after him.
Stephen F Austin was put into jail because while he was in Mexico, he gave Santa Anna a document that stated what the Texans wanted. Even though Santa Anna said no to most of the demands, Stephen F Austin still sent a letter to the Texas government to tell them that Santa Anna said yes! The Mexicans intercepted the letter and put Stephen F Austin in jail.