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Spain did not give Moses Austin permission to start a colony in Texas. It simply gave him 4,428 acres in 1821.

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From Antonio Maria Martinez, the Governor of Spanish Texas.

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To settle Texas and expand their empire

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Why did Spain Moses Austin permission to start a colony in Texas?

Spain did not give Moses Austin permission to start a colony in Texas. It simply gave him 4,428 acres in 1821.


Who owned Mexico Texas and California before Stephen Austin started a colony there?

Mexico. Mexico had won its independence from Spain in 1821 and Stephen Austin established his colony in 1822.


Asked Spain to give the US some Texas land and promised to bring in American settlers?

Moses Austin


Asked Spain to give the US some Texas land and promised to bring in American settlers.?

Moses Austin


Who asked Spain to give the US and Texas Land and promised to bring in American settlers?

Moses Austin made this deal with the Spanish.


Who asked Spain to give the US some Texas land and promised to bring in American settlers.?

Moses Austin made this deal with the Spanish.


Who asked Spain to give the US some Texas land and promised to bring in American settlers?

Moses Austin made this deal with the Spanish.


Who led the first American settlers into Texas?

Spain.


Why did Stephen F Austin have to go to Mexico to get permission from the Mexican governments to fill his land grants after he had already had permission from Spain?

Stephen F. Austin had to go to Mexico to get permission from the government to fill his land grants because Mexico had won it's independence from Spain. He went to Mexico City in 1822 to get permission to continue his colonization of Texas plan.


What was Austin colony?

The Austin Colony was a settlement established by Moses Austin and later developed by his son, Stephen F. Austin, in the early 1820s. It was located in Spanish Texas, which was a part of present-day Texas. The colony attracted primarily Anglo-American settlers and played a significant role in the colonization and development of Texas.


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Is Spain a colony?

No. Spain has never been a colony nor is it one now.