TEKS Expectation 4.2E

4.2E Identify the accomplishments and explain the economic motivations and impact of significant empresarios, including Stephen F. Austin and Martín de León, on the settlement of Texas.
Belongs to Statement 4.2: The student understands the causes and effects of European exploration and colonization of Texas.

Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

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A History of Collin County, Texas
A History of Smith County, Texas
A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas
A New History of Texas for Schools -1895
A Pictorial History of Texas, from the Earliest Visits of European Adventurers, to A.D. 1879
A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880
A Texas Scrap-book
A Texas Scrap-Book: Made Up of the History, Biography, and Miscellany of Texas and Its People
A Wild and Vivid Land: An Illustrated History of the South Texas Border
A Witness to Westward Expansion
Abstract of Original Titles of Zavalas colony with names of grantees, dates ot title, and quantity during the years 1834-1835.
Almonte's Texas: Juan N. Almonte's 1834 Inspection, Secret Report and Role in the 1836 Campaign
Anglo-American Colonization
Arnie Armadillo and the Texas Heroes - Samuel 'Sam' Houston
Artifact Images from Texas Tejano
Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas
Biographical notes on Lorenzo de Zavala
Certified Copy of Stephen F. Austin's Second Empresario Contract
Coahuila and Texas
Colonial Challenges Austin Faced
Contours of Discovery: Printed Maps Delineating the Texas and Southwestern Chapters in the Cartographic History of North America
Copy of the Power of Attorney from Fernando del Valle to Lorenzo de Zavala, November 29, 1833
Court transactions of Eleven leagues of land from Don Fernando del Valle to Zavala, November 11, 1833
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1824 - 1826
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1827-1828
DeWitt Colony Papers: Documents and Correspondence for 1829 - 1834
DeWitt's Colony
DeWitts Colony
Diez Pesos [Texas Currency] 1823
Documents of Texas History
Donated Maps Help Save Texas History and Illustrate Early American Independence
El Mesquite
Ellis P. Bean; Stephen F. Austin.
Empresario
Empresario System in Texas
European Exploration
Expediente of Lorenzo de Zavala's 1829 colonization contract
Famous Gunfighters and Feuds
From San Antonio to the Panhandle: Texas Pioneer Women
From ship to ship, Texas A&M conservationists restore history.
German Pioneers in Texas; A Brief History of Their Hardships, Struggles and Achievements
Gobierno Supremo del Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas, Decree No. 250
Gone to Texas: the Story of the Texas Empresarios
Gone to Texas: The Story of the Texas Empresarios (Social Studies, Grade 4)
Green DeWitt
Guide for Lesson Plans: Excerpts from Curriculum Guide for Texas History
Guide to Texas Emigrants
Gutierrez de Lara, Jose Bernardo Maximiliano
Handbook of African American Texas
Handbook of Texas Online
Historical Map Collection
History of Texas: from Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846, Volume 1
History of the Alamo and of the Local Franciscan Missions
Introduction to Stephen F. Austin
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
Introduction to the Tavern Stage of Texas Gunfights
J. Benito Camacho February 18th, 1835
James Bowie's Mexican Land Grant Application, 1830
John Charles Beales’s Rio Grande Colony: by Edward Ludecus, a German Colonist to Friends in Germany in 1833-1834 ...
José Domingo Ugartechea, Principal Commandant of Texas to Political Chief at San Felipe de Austin
La Salle in Texas - Teacher's Guide for the Age of Discovery and Exploration
Land grant title to John Bevil granted by Lorenzo de Zavala, October 29, 1834
Lesson Ideas for A Destined Conflict Lesson Plan
Letter form J. Miguel Falcon to Miguel Arciniega, 1833: The letter that imprisoned Stephen Austin
Letter from Alcalde to Political Chief-March 24th, 1835
Letter from Anthony Dey, May 5, 1834
Letter from Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna to Lorenzo de Zavala, April 12, 1829
Letter from Casanueva to Zavala, December 18, 1830
Letter from Jorge Antonio Nixon to Enrique Rueg April 30th, 1835
Letter from Jose Antonio Mexia to Lorenzo de Zavala, June 15, 1831
Letter from Jose Maria Viesca concerning the affairs of the colonization of the state of Coahuila and Texas, June 4, 1828
Letter from Jose Maria Viesca to Lorenzo de Zavala, May 12, 1828
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, March 14, 1829
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, September 13, 1828
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Jose Maria Lobato, December 20, 1828
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Manuel Mier y Teran, June 24, 1829
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Miguel Ramos de Arizpe, May 29, 1827
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Santa Anna, March 4, 1829
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Valentin Gomez Farias, October 11, 1834
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Valentin Gomez Farias, September 1, 1828
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Vicente Guerrero, September 1, 1827
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Ygnacio Martinez, September 26, 1828
Letter from Manuel Ordiera to Santa Anna, June 26, 1833
Letter from Manuel to Veramendi, September 30, 1829
Letter from Mariano Arizcorreta to Valentin Gomez Farias, August 6, 1833
Letter from Martin Perfecto de Cos to Political Chief of Nacogdoches, August 8, 1835
Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Commandant General June 17th 1835
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, April 16, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, April 17, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, April 20, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, February 13, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, February 20, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, February 23, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 1, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 16, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 17, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 22, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 24, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, March 15, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, March 22, 1833
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, November 10, 1832
Letter from Mexia to Zavala, November 18, 1832
Letter from Miguel Ramos Arizpe to Lorenzo de Zavala, May 26, 1827
Letter from Political Chief of Nacogdoches to Archivaldo Hopkins-January 16, 1835
Letter from Political Chief to Lorenzo Zavala-October 6, 1835
Letter from Santa Anna ordering retreat of the Mexican Army, April 22, 1836
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, April 18, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, August 24, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, July 18, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, July 22, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, July 24, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, July 29, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, June 18, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, March 10, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna to Zavala, May 6, 1829
Letter from Santa Anna, August 4, 1829
Letter from unknown person to Mexia, May 27, 1836
Letter from Zavala to Mexia, November 11, 1832
Life of Lorenzo de Zavala by Mary Jane Harris Briscoe
Lone Star Leadership Academy
Manuscript Map and Deed, German Emigration Company to F. T. Arnold
Map of the State of Coahuila and Texas, 1836
Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico 1828, from The Holcomb Digital Map Collection
McKinney Falls: The Ranch Home of Thomas F. McKinney, Pioneer Texas Entrepreneur
Medina, Battle of
Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County
Mexican Colonization Laws
Mexican Texas
Mind Missions - 4th grade workbook
More Famous Gunfights and Locations
Morton Cemetery in Richmond, Burial place of many Texas Pioneers
Moses and Stephen F. Austin in Texas
Moses Austin
New Texas History Movies
Papers concerning Robertsons Colony in Texas, Volume 10
Peg Leg: The Improbable Life of a Texas Hero, Thomas William Ward, 1807-1872
Pioneers monument, Burnet County
Prehistoric Texas
Primary sources from Texas Tejano
San Felipe and American Settlement Teachers Guide
San Felipe de Austin, TX
Settlement of Spanish and Mexican Texas
Spanish Missions of Texas Supplemental
Spanish Texas
Stephen F. Austin at the Texas State Cemetery
Stephen F. Austin in Texas
Stephen F. Austin's The Registro: Texas Society Helps Save Texas History
Stephen Fuller Austin
Tejanos Through Time - TSHA ebook
Texans and Their State; a Newspaper Reference Work
Texas and the Texans; or, Advance of the Anglo-Americans to the South-West; including a history of leading events in Mexico
Texas Digital Newspaper Program
Texas Digital Newspaper Program
Texas Forts
Texas History Snippets Interactive Map: Roads and Places of the Texas Revolution
Texas Indian Troubles
Texas Land Grant Map-1835
Texas Originals: Albert Horton Foote Jr.
Texas Originals: Amon G. Carter
Texas Originals: Charles Goodnight
Texas Originals: Dominique and John De Menil
Texas Originals: Edna Ferber
Texas Originals: Fray Damián Massanet
Texas Originals: Héctor P. García
Texas Originals: Ima Hogg
Texas Originals: John Biggers
Texas Originals: Jovita González
Texas Originals: Minnie Fisher Cunningham
Texas Originals: Norris Wright Cuney
Texas Originals: Oveta Culp Hobby
Texas Originals: Sam Houston
Texas Originals: Stephen F. Austin
Texas Originals: Susanna Dickinson
Texas Pioneer Women: Enterprising Women in the West
Texas Pioneer Women: Legacies
Texas Pioneer Women: Mexican Era
Texas Pioneer Women: Q&A
Texas Pioneer Women: Spanish Era
Texas Pioneer Women: Statehood Era
Texas Talk with State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Gunslingers in Texas
Texas Talk: Dr. Gregg Cantrell Speaks on Stephen F. Austin's Early Life
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm - Bernardo de Galvez
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm - Spain at War and the Acquisition of Louisiana
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm - Spain at War and the Acquisition of Louisiana
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Bernardo de Galvez, Governor Of New Orleans
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Contrasting Cultures: Patricia de Garza de Leon and Petra Vela Vidal Kennedy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Contrasting Cultures: Patricia de Leon and Petra Vela Kenedy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Introduction of Petra Vela Kenedy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Patricia de Leon's Legal Battles and Legacy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Patricia de Leon's Legal Battles and Legacy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Patricia de Leon, Mexico's Independence, and Texas Empressarios
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Petra Vela Vidal Kennedy and Mifflin Kenedy
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Politics in the de Leon colony (Victoria Colony)
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Politics in the de Leon colony (Victoria Colony)
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Politics in the de Leon colony (Victoria Colony)
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Questions and Answers
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: The Tribulations Of Bernardo De Galvez
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: The Tribulations Of Bernardo De Galvez
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Understanding the Galvez Family
Texas Talks with Dr. Caroline Castillo Crimm: Understanding the Galvez Family
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Franciscan Missions and Experiences
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Franciscan Missions and Experiences
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: San Antonio and Mission San Jose
Texas Talks with Dr. Frank de la Teja: Spanish Empire and Christianity
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Cantrell Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas: Full Texas Talk
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Dimmick: Come and Take It! Gonzales Cannons - Part 1
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Dimmick: Come and Take It! Gonzales Cannons - Part 2
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Dimmick: Full Webinar on the Gonzales Cannons
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Dimmick: Question and Answers on the Gonzales Cannon
Texas Talks with Dr. Gregg Dimmick: Question and Answers on the Gonzales Cannon
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: King Charles' Reform in 18th Century Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: On the Condition of Spanish Presidios in 18th Century Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: On the Impact of the Marqués de Rubí on Spanish Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: On the Importance of the Marqués de Rubí on Spanish Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: Spanish Regulations for Presidios in Texas
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: The Marques de Rubi Question and Answers
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: The Marques de Rubi Question and Answers
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: The Marqués de Rubí in 1767
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: The Marqués de Rubí Journey
Texas Talks with Dr. Rick McCaslin: The Marqués de Rubí Journey
Texas Talks with the State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Conclusion
Texas Talks with the State Historian of Texas Bill O'Neal: Question and Answers
Texas Talks: Dr. Carolina Castillo Crimm: The Legacy of Bernardo Galvez
Texas Talks: Dr. Gregg Dimmick discusses Mexican side of the Story of the Gonzales' Cannon.
Texas Talks: Rick McCaslin and The Marques de Rubi in Spanish Texas
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Companias Volantes, Part 4
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Emma Tenayuca, Part 5
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Jose de la luz Saenz, Part 3
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Mexican Independence, Part 6
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, The Tejano Monument, Part 2
Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, The TSHA Handbook of Tejano History, Part 1
Texas Talks:Dr. Gregg Dimmick discusses Come and Take it! Gonzales Cannons - Part 3
The Encyclopedia of Texas, Volume 1
The Evolution of Early "Six Shooter" Technology
The Evolution of Firearm Combat from Horseback
The First Official Permanent Civilian Settlement
The Forgotton Colony: San Patricio de Hibernia
The Fort St. Louis Archeological Project
The Houston Family Album
The Lyman Wight Colony in Texas, Came to Bandera in 1854
The Samuel May Williams Home: The Life and Neighborhood of an Early Galveston Entrepreneur
The Story of Corpus Christi
The Story of Texas Edcator Guide: Second Floor - Building the Lone Star Identity
The Texas Revolution
Translation: Laws, Orders and Contracts, on Colonization, From January 1821, up to 1829
Willie Nelson and the Austin Music Scene
Women In Early Texas

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