Mexican National

Colonies for Change

This exhibit will discuss the sentiment towards the Spanish government that would lead to revolt.
This exhibit will discuss the roles Blacks and others played in the war against the Spanish to win Mexican Independence.
This exhibit will discuss the challenges residents of Texas faced as new Mexican citizens.
This exhibit will discuss the continued efforts to populate Texas through empresarios and land grants.
The new colonies of Texas were primarily occupied by Anglos from America.
This exhibit will examine the racial makeup of early Texas settlements and the relationships among those people.
Blacks residing in Texas at this time were not regarded as de facto slaves.
This exhibit will highlight the changing landscape for Blacks living within the Texas region.