immigration to Texas

Mexico and czech

Czech

About the country

The Czech decided to move to Texas because the land was inexpensive, they saw little chance for economic achievement at there original home, political/religious oppression, and military conscription. When they came to Texas in 1851-1920 they lived in Nelson vile and Austin country. They got help from Johann Friedrich Ernest a emprisario.

Foods

When they moved to Texas they brought some of their customs with them such as foods like knedliky (dumplings), and kropy (pearl barley a grain that processed to remove its hall.

Customs and holidays

Some other customs they brought with were their holidays such as Jan Hus day, saints Cyril day, Methodius day, and st. wenceslas day (Czech statehood day).

Mexico

About the country

Mexicans decided to move to Texas because the farmers were not working in Mexico, they needed jobs, military issues, and the devastation of 1821. when they moved to Texas in 821 they lived in west Texas. they got help from Stephen f. Austin.

Foods

When they moved to Texas they brought some of their customs with them such as tostadas, tamales, and Elote (corn with cheese, hot sauce, lime and mayo.)

Customs and Holidays

Some other customs they brought with them were their holidays such as labor day, and Dia de los Muertos (this is a holiday were people celebrate and remember the people that have died and passed on by going to graves.