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  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    Texas History

    Time span of what things have happened over time in Texas.
  • Nov 6, 1528

    Cabeza de Vaca shipwrecks

    Cabeza de Vaca shipwrecks
    Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca shipwrecked near Galveston begin exploration. He spent the next 8 years living with the Natives. He even endured slavery.
  • Jumano Indians

    Jumano Indians
    Jumano Indians requested Spanish missionaries from New Mexico. They traveled to the vicinity of present-day San Angelo and instruct the Jumanos about Christianity.The jumano indians lived in pueblonean type villages.
  • San Antonio de Valero mission

    San Antonio de Valero mission
    San Antonio de Valero mission was the chapel. It was founded in San Antonio. It was also known as the Alamo.
  • Thousands of cotton

    Thousands of cotton
    Missions at San Antonio are producing thousands of pounds of cotton annually. Every day they produce hundreds of pounds each day. These used cotton to make many items.
  • Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costillo

    Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costillo
    Father Miguel and his peasants started a revolt against the dominant pennisulares. They were under the virgin of the Guadeloupe. Hidalgo was captured on March 21 and executed on July 30.
  • "Old three hundred"

    "Old three hundred"
    Stephen F. Austin received a grant from the Mexican government and began colonization in the region of the Brazos River. Mexican officials approve Austin's plan to bring three hundred families into his colony. This group becomes known as the "Old Three Hundred."
  • The declaration of independence of the freedom of Fredonia

    The declaration of independence of the freedom of Fredonia
    A group of people in Nacogdoches signed the declaration. The declaration exclaimed the freedom rights that people in Fredonia get.
  • The Texas Rangers

    The Texas Rangers
    The Texas Rangers organization is officially established by Texas' provisional government. Although Stephen F. Austin had hired 10 frontiersmen as "rangers" to help protect his colonists against Indian raids in 1823. This was not until 183 when the law-enforcement group formally organized.
  • Baylor University

    Baylor University
    Baylor universtiy is founded and became a member of (IABCU). It is a nationally ranked christian-affiliated research university.The university is located in Waco,Texas.
  • Robert E. Lee

    Robert E. Lee
    Robert E. Lee is ordered to return to Washington from regimental headquarters at Fort Mason.He returned to assume command of the Union Army. Instead, Lee resigns his commission; he assumes command of the Confederate Army by June 1862.
  • Sam Houston

    Sam Houston
    After annexation, Houston was elected state Senate.He becaqme unhappy with succesion. He eventually resigned being govenor due to succesion reasons.
  • General Granger

    General Granger
    General Gordon Granger arrives at Galveston. He went there to announce that slavery has been abolished. This event became known as Juneteenth today.
  • University of Texas

    University of Texas
    The university of Texas is founded.The university is located exactly 0.25miles away from the capitol of Texas.It is the flagship institution of the University of Texas system.
  • the Great Hurricane

    the Great Hurricane
    The Great Hurricane goes through Galveston.It destroys almost the entire city and kills over 6,000 people. One of the worst hurricanes recorded in history.
  • Benjamin Foulois

    Benjamin Foulois
    Luitenant Benjamin D. Foulois was the first military leader to fly in a Wright Brother's plane. He purchased it from them and got lessons on how to fly it. Soon enough he was flying the plane.
  • World War 1

    World War 1
    World War 1 began in 1914 and ended in 1918.It was one of the largest wars in history.More than 15 million people were killed.
  • Annie Webb Blanton

    Annie Webb Blanton
    Annie was the first person to win election to Statewide office in Texas.She filled the office of State Superintendant of public instruction.She instituded the distribution of textbooks,revised certification requirements,raising educators' salaries,and expanding the scope of rural education.
  • William P. Hobby

    William P.  Hobby
    William was the publisher of the Houston post.He was also the 27 govenor of Texas.He became the youngest govenor in History at that point.
  • Miriam Ferguson

    Miriam Ferguson
    Miriam was the first female govenor of Texas.Her husband James Edward Ferguson was govenor from 1915 to 1917. James was under the terms of conviction and was not allowed to hold State office again.
  • (LULAC)

    The league of United Latin American Citizens was created to demolish the discrimination that Mexican Americans faced.It was established in Corpus Christi.LULAC was consolidation of smaller,lke-minded civil rights groups that already in existence.
  • World War 2

    World War 2
    World war 2 started in 1939 and ended in 1945.The war had 2 main opposing Militaries,the Allies and the Axis.The war ended with the victories of the Allies,leaving the political alignment and social structure of the world significantly changed.
  • Texas City Disaster

    Texas City Disaster
    The Texas City disaster was a major accident in Texas city.The accident started with a mid-morning fire on the SS.Grandcamp.The fire detonated 2,000 tons of ammonium nitrate.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Dwight was a five-star general for the u.s. army.He became the 34 president of the United States.During World War 2, he served as Supreme commander of the Allied forces in Europe.
  • John F. Kennedy's assissination

    John F. Kennedy's assissination
    kennedy was our 35 president. He was assissinated in Dallas,Texas at 12:30pm. He was fatally shot when riding in with his wife in a presidental Motorcade.
  • Charles Whitman

    Charles Whitman
    Charles was a student at the university of Texas.He killed 14 people and wounded 32 people during a rampage on Campus.Three were killed inside the University's towers and ten were killed from the 29 floor observation deck.The masacure happened shortly he murdered his wife and mother at their homes.He was shot and killed by Austin police officer,Houston McCoy.