Why did the independent government of Mexico encourage Americans to settle in Texas?A) They wanted Texas to be annexed by the United States and felt that American settlers would make this ...
... possible.B) The Mexican population was very small and there were not enough Mexican people to settle Texas.C) Settlers would help to control hostile Native Americans and pay a taxes to the Mexican government.D) The land was not good for planting crops, and they hoped Americans would open factories in Texas.
B) The Mexican population was very small and there were not enough Mexican people to settle Texas.
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