Cieri 3 Elizabeth

  • Period: Jan 10, 1450 to


  • Oct 12, 1492

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus
    Columbus reached the Americans on October 12, 1492. What he didn't know was that his ships had landed among the island we know as the Bahamas. Furthermore, the inhabitants actually were the Taino people of the Caribbean region, not natives of the Indies.
  • Apr 15, 1528

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
    Cabeza de Vaca ship wrecked near Galveston begining his exploration. Cabeza de Vaca reports on texas in 1537 with three other survivors of the expedition party of the three hundred men.
  • Mission San Francisco de los Tejas

    Mission San Francisco de los Tejas
    Mission San Francisco began in May 1690 as a response to the La Salle expedtion. Mission San Francisco de los Tejas was established.The location, according to the most recent research, was on San Pedro Creek just east of the site of present Auausta.
  • San Antonio

    San Antonio
    San Antonio is the second-lagest city in the state of Texas. San Antonio becomes the capital of Texas. San Antonio is the seventh- largest city in the United States. San Antonio is the seat of Bexar County.
  • Nacodoches

    The Declaration of Independence of the republic of Fredonia is signed at Nacogdoches. Ncodogdoches is found in 1779. Colonel Antonio Gil Y'Barbo, a prominent Spanish trader, emerged as the leader of the settlers, and in the spring of 1779, he led a group back to Nacogdoches.
  • Philip Nolan

    Philip Nolan
    Philip Nolan had been engaged in trade between San Antonio and Natchez. He had started on another expedition into Texas, having with him a company consisting of twenty men. Philip Nolan and his men fought spanish soldiers near Waco.
  • Gutierrez- Magee Expeidition

    Gutierrez- Magee Expeidition
    About one hunderd thirty- strong men crossed the Sabine from Louisiana. Gutierrez - Magee Expedition was an 1812 joint Maxican- American filbustering expedition against Spanish Texas during the early years of the Mexican War of Independence. The Gutierrez- Magee Expedition was established in 1813.
  • Martian de Leon

    Martian de Leon
    Martian de Leon petitions to establish the first Tejano colonies in Texas.Don Martian De Laon was the only Tejano empresario to settle a colony in Texas, in the days before state hood. Seven years later he died and his sons actively supported the Texas fight for Independence.
  • The Fredonian Rebellion

    The Fredonian Rebellion
    The Fredonian Rebellion breaks out. The Ferdonian Rebellion was the first attempt by Anglo settlers in Texas to secede from Mexico. They declared Independence from the Mexican Texas.
  • Miery Teran

    Miery Teran
    Teran and his friend Bravo proceeded torward Texas. Miery Teran tours Texas in 1828. The party continued from Laredo to Bexar arriving 3 Jan 1828.
  • The Law of April 6,1830

    The Law of April 6,1830
    The Law of April 6, 1830 lesson plan helps students to better understand the emotional issues involved with the Law of April 6, 1830. This experiential exercise will invoke the emotions felt by the colonists after the decree. The students will understand these emotions after several new "laws" have been passed that affect them.
  • The Convention of 1833

    The Convention of 1833
    Conventions were held there in 1832 and 1833, as colonists expressed grievances and proposed ways for the Mexican government to better serve the colonies.
    In April 1833, another convention met to consider unresolved business from 1832.The convention also passed resolutions prohibiting African slave traffic in Texas.
  • Battle of San Santonio

    Battle of San Santonio
    Fighting breaks out at the Battle of San Antonio. The entire Texas army was campedat concepcion. This force had at least one thousand men.
  • The Mier Expedition

    The Mier Expedition
    The Mier Expedition takes place in 1855. The Mier Expedition draws the black beans to see who are going to be killed.
  • Sam Houston

    Sam Houston