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  • Aug 1, 1450

    Columbus reaches the Americas

    Columbus reaches the Americas
    He made a total of four trips to the Caribbean and South America during the years. Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was a navigator, colonizer, and explorer whose voyages across the Atlantic Ocean led to general European awareness of the American continents in the Western Hemisphere. With his four voyages of exploration and several attempts at establishing a settlement on the island of Hispaniola, all funded by Isabella I of Castile, he initiated the process of Spanish colonization.
  • Period: Aug 1, 1450 to


    The beginnig years of the state of Texas.
  • Juan De Ornale establishes Santa Fe

    Juan De Ornale establishes Santa Fe
    Onate became the first Governor-General of New Mexico and established the capital in 1598 at San Juan Pueblo, 25 miles north of Santa Fe. The city has been the capital for the Spanish "Kingdom of New Mexico," the Mexican province of Nuevo Mejico, the American territory of New Mexico (which contained what is today Arizona and New Mexico) and since 1912 the state of New Mexico. Today, Santa Fe is recognized as one of the most intriguing cities in the nation, due largely to the city's preserve.
  • La Salle established Fort St. Louis

    La Salle established Fort St. Louis
    In 1630-31, this was the strongest French military establishment.
    Fort St. Louis centennial marker is in Inez, Texas.
    First, "the life." La Salle led an expedition down the Mississippi River to its mouth in the lower delta in 1682.
  • San Antonio De Valero mission is founded

    San Antonio De Valero mission is founded
    In 1718 Spain established The Mission San Antonio de Valero (later called the Alamo). After considerable delay, Olivares and Alarcón traveled separately to San Antonio in the spring of 1718. Mission San Antonio de Valero was founded on May 1.
  • Nacodoches is founded

    Nacodoches is founded
    Y'Barbo, the founder of present day Nacogdoches, built the stone house circa 1780 as the formal portals to the Spanish District of Texas.
  • Most missions in Texas are closed

    Most missions in Texas are closed
    Four of the missions (San Jose, San Juan, Concepcion, and Espada) were originally founded in East Texas. The Alamo (1718) , San Jose (1720), San Juan (1731) , Concepcion (1731) , Espada (1731) . A chain of five missions established along the San Antonio River in the 18th century became the largest concentration of Catholic missions in North America.
  • Adam-Onis Treaty was signed

    Adam-Onis Treaty was signed
    The Adams–Onís Treaty of 1819, also known as the Transcontinental Treaty of 1819. It settled a border dispute in North America between the United States and Spain. The treaty was the result of increasing tensions between the U.S. and Spain regarding territorial rights at a time of weakened Spanish power in the New World.
  • Mexico wins independance from Spain

    Mexico wins independance from Spain
    September 27 – Mexico gains its independence from Spain.
    The Mexican War of Independence (1810–1821) was an armed conflict between the people of Mexico and the Spanish colonial authorities which started on 16 September 1810. It started as an idealistic peasants' rebellion against their colonial masters.
  • Slavery is abolished throughout British Empire

    Slavery is abolished throughout British Empire
    The U.S. House of Representatives passes the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery. The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 (citation 3 & 4 Will. IV c. 73) was an 1833 Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom abolishing slavery throughout most of the British Empire. The Act was repealed in 1998 as part of a wider rationalisation of English statute law, but later anti-slavery legislation remains in-force.
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    New Texas

    The new things that developed in Texas.
  • Texans ratify the constitution

    Texans ratify the constitution
    Oct 13, 1845: Texans ratify a state constitution and approve annexation. The Texas Annexation of 1845 was the voluntary annexation of the Republic of Texas to the United States of America as the twenty-eighth state.It quickly led to the Mexican War (1846–48) in which the U.S. captured further territory west to the Pacific Ocean.
  • Texas begins a census

    Texas begins a census
    First census after Texas joins the Union counts 2,397 Houstonians. Galveston is the state's largest city. Census Day was April 1.
  • Sam Houtson is elected governor of Texas

    Sam Houtson is elected governor of Texas
    Houston was elected governor of Texas in 1859. Samuel Houston (March 2, 1793 – July 26, 1863) was a 19th century American statesman, politician, and soldier. A fight with a Congressman, followed by a high profile trial, led to his emigration to Mexican Texas, where he soon became a leader of the Texas Revolution.
  • Texas secedes and writes Confederate constitution

    Texas secedes and writes Confederate constitution
    The Confederate States of America: South Carolina led the way out of the Union on December 20, 1860, and by March 1861, six more states, outraged over .
  • Slavey ends in Texas

    Slavey ends in Texas
    Slavery formally ended in Texas after June 19, 1865 (Juneteenth), Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.
  • The treaty of Medicine Lodge Creek was signed

    The treaty of Medicine Lodge Creek was signed
    In October 1867 a U.S. Indian Peace Commission signed three treaties at Medicine Lodge. Though commonly referred to in the singular, the Medicine Lodge Treaty consisted of three separate treaties. The first was signed October 21, 1867, with the Kiowa and Comanche tribes.[1] The second, with the Kiowa-Apache,[2] was signed the same day. The third treaty was signed with the Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho on October 28.
  • Robert Munger developes the new cotton ginning

    A cotton gin (short for cotton engine[2]) is a machine that quickly and easily separates the cotton fibers from the seeds, a job previously done by hand. These seeds are either used again to grow more cotton or, if badly damaged, are disposed of. It uses a combination of a wire screen and small wire hooks to pull the cotton through the screen, while brushes continuously remove the loose cotton lint to prevent jams.
  • Deadliest hurricane in Galveston

    Deadliest hurricane in Galveston
    Over 6,000-12,000 lives lost. The Hurricane of 1900 made landfall on the city of Galveston in the U.S. state of Texas, on September 8, 1900. It had estimated winds of 135 miles per hour (217 km/h) at landfall, making it a Category 4 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale.
  • Worst dust storm in U.S. history on "Black Sunday"

    Worst dust storm in U.S. history on "Black Sunday"
    A Panhandle dust storm approaching, April 14, 1935. No. 4. Perry Studio, Perryton, Texas. The Dust Bowl, or the Dirty Thirties, has been called the worst natural disaster in recorded history. "The impact is like a shovelful of fine sand flung against the face,"
  • Longest heat wave in North Texas

    Longest heat wave in North Texas
    One of the longest heat waves on record was the one at Marble Bar in Texas. Generally a heat wave is considered to be the number of days with the temperature reaching or exceeding 100 °F or 37.8 °C. This unwanted record goes to the town of Marble Bar in Western Australia.
  • George Bush elected 43rd president

    George Bush elected 43rd president
    Bush is the eldest son of President George H. W. Bush, who served as the 41st President, and Barbara Bush, making him one of only two American presidents to be the son of a preceding president.[4] After graduating from Yale University in 1968, and Harvard Business School in 1975, Bush worked in his family's oil businesses. He married Laura Welch in 1977 and unsuccessfully ran for the House of Representatives shortly thereafter. He later co-owned the Texas Rangers baseball team.
  • 1st terrorist attack known as 9-11

    1st terrorist attack known as 9-11
    The September 11 attacks (often referred to as September 11th or 9/11) were a series of coordinated suicide attacks by al-Qaeda upon the United States on September 11, 2001. On that morning, 19 al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial passenger jet airliners.[1][2] The hijackers intentionally crashed two of the airliners into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, killing everyone on board and many others working in the buildings. Both buildings collapsed within 2 hours.
  • Barack Obama elected as 44th president.

    Barack Obama elected as 44th president.
    Obama was elected in November and his inoauguration was in January. Barack Hussein Obama II (i /bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/ bə-RAHK hoo-SAYN oh-BAH-mə; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office.
  • Hispanics projected to make up more than 30% of Texas population

    Hispanics  projected to make up more than 30% of Texas population
    The Hispanic Population growth of the United States is incredible and eventually Hispanics will be the major minority group.
    The nation's Hispanic population is growing much faster than reported just last year, and Hispanics minority.
  • State population projected to reach about 27 mollion people.

    State population projected to reach about 27 mollion people.
    Texas is the second most populous state in the USA, after California; New York is the third most populous. As of 15 April 2010, the human population of the world is estimated by the United States Census Bureau to be 6,814,800,000.[1] The United Nations estimated the Earth's human population to be 6,800,000,000 in 2009.[2] The world population has been growing continuously since the end of the Black Death around 1400.