Austin Wants You!
Jasmine Ortiz & Briley Hays Period 4
Why you should come to Austin (Persuasive statement)
Austin was the first legal settlement of North American families in Mexican owned Texas. Come visit our colony with about 300 families. We've recently been called the "Most successful colony". Become friends with the friendly Anglos and African settlers that first settled here. So come on down! You won't regret it!
Had 5 Main Rules:
-No drunk loads
-Had to become catholic
Have fertile soil to plant crops like: cotton, rice, and tons of fruit.
Have an abundant source of water.
Found natural resources like oil.
Austin's Colony has a mild climate.
Many people come for the Christianity making the town bigger.
San Antonio is a commercial center.
By 1835, the population was 600
There was a lot of Christians