Spanish missionaries were the initial European settlers in Texas, founding San Antonio in 1718. Hostile natives and isolation off their Spanish colonies kept Texas sparsely populated until following the Revolutionary War additionally the War of Mexican Independence, as soon as the newly established Mexican government started initially to allow settlers through the U.S. to claim land there. This resulted in a population explosion, but dramatically reduced the percentage regarding the population with Mexican heritage, causing friction with the government in Mexico City. After several smaller insurrections, the Texas Revolution broke out, together with state became an independent nation in 1835. However, the newly formed Texas Republic was not able to defend itself from further incursions by Mexican troops, and finally negotiated with all the U.S. to become listed on the union in 1845.
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