Texas History "14-15"

  • Period: Sep 29, 1400 to

    Age of Contact

  • Oct 12, 1492

    Christopher Columbus reached the new world

    Christopher Columbus reached the new world
    On his expedition he asked the king and queen of Spain if he could take another route to the indies. The king said yes. Chris came with 3 boats The Nina, La Pinta,and The Santa Maria.He went on this expidition for about 10 days when the sailors did not find anything they said "If we dont find land we shall turn the ship around." And Chris said " Give me 3 morre days" and on the 3rd day they found land. They landed in the west indies present day Cuba,Dominican Republic, etc.
  • Aug 24, 1519

    Hernan Cortez

    Hernan Cortez
    Cortez landed in Present day Mexico is in 1519.He brought spanish soldiers with him.Once they got there they met with an Native american called the Aztecs. Once the Aztecs saw Cortez they thought he was a god, because it rememberd then as a god they had that went and never returned.Once the spanish got therethe Aztecs showed there their gold so then the spanish took over the Aztecs and killed all of them.
  • Dec 31, 1519

    Alonso Alvarez De Pineda

    Alonso Alvarez De Pineda
    Came from Spain on to The coast of Florida passing Luoisiana into the coast on Texas
  • Sep 26, 1527

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza de vaca

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza de vaca
    He left Spain to Mexico and on his way they got shipwrecked and swan to shore in Galvaston once they landed they met with the Karankawas
  • Mar 18, 1539

    Fray Marcos

    Fray Marcos
    Vicero M. wanted to go in a expidition.But he dicieded to move cautiously, He selected a priest.Esteban acompained Fray on his expedition.on the way they runned into some native americans, and they told them about Cibola it was 30 days away in Cibola had gold silver and gems.on the way to Cibola esteban died and fray had to continue. they found Cibola it was a pueblo in present day New Mexico.He saw " a land of rich in gold,silver,and other wealth....great cites. and civilized people.
  • Dec 25, 1542

    Luis Moscoso

    Luis Moscoso
    When Soto died Luis keep on going to find New Spain passing the SE states later getting in Mexico teliing them that there is a shipping line there.
  • Jun 16, 1547


    The viceroy send Coronado so explore Cibola. They were offf and on the way they ran in an indian tribe called the Tiguex near present day Albuquerque and met with the TURK and once they met him he told them a lie about another place of gold and silver. they got to the place and there was no gold nor silver, and the other place did not exist. So on the way back they killed the Turk and returned with more land like all the SW USA.
  • Courpus Christi de la Ysleda

    Courpus Christi de la Ysleda
    Spain establishes the 1st permanent Euro setelments in Texas.
  • La Salle

    La Salle
    La Salle established a Fort St.Louis after his king. Also called so many land from Canada to Louisiana and called it Ther Lousiana Purchase. Later the French ran into the spanish and La Salle lost his life.
  • Period: to

    Big BOOOM

  • Emancipation Proclamation

     Emancipation Proclamation
    The president st this time issued this document to say that all slaves are free due to the win at the civil war.
  • Battle Of the Alamo

    Battle Of the Alamo
    Mexico faught TX in a outstanding battle at the Alamo. With James Bowie,Davi Crokett and William Travis.
  • Texas Declaration of Independance.

    Texas Declaration of Independance.
    The Texas Declaration was made overnight. And over 59 people signed the declaration.
  • Battle Over

    Battle Over
    The Alamo battle ended. The final assult came that morning and they gave their best and we game our best and we won.
  • Texas Wins

    Texas Wins
    Texas wins their Independance from MX and it's is own country.
  • Enters the Union

    Enters the Union
    Texas becomes apart of the Union, or the Confederate States and allow slavery in Texas' at this point.
  • The treaty is signed by Mexico and Texas

    The treaty is signed by Mexico and Texas
    The treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed to stop the Mexican War and extened the boarder of the West of the U.S.
  • Excaped assassination

    Excaped assassination
    Lincoln arrives at a train station in Washington at 6 a. m. with a friend and on the way to go to Baltimore their were plan to assassinate him during the parade.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    The battle of Fort Sumter was to tell the U.S. to get back so they opend fire near Charleston Harbor and On April 13 the fort surrendered and was evaxuated the next day.
  • DEAD!!

    Abrahan Lincoln is shot in the theare.
  • Palmito Ranch

    Palmito Ranch
    The battle at Palmito Ranch happened after the Civil war and they blocked to passage way of the Rio Grande and the Confederate states are trying to put supplies into Texas but TX said no.
  • Railroad

    The first transcontinetal railroadis finished from Omaha, Nebraska, to Sacramento, California.
  • Hurricaine

    In Galveston was a massive hurricaine that killed aprox. 6000 to 8000 people. The wind speeds reached 145 miles per hour. It was about a catagory 4 hurricaine.
  • Oil

    A massive oil drill struck around Spindletop hill and it filled up around 100,000 barels of oil a day. Alot of industies trace back to this gyser for their succsess.
  • WWI

    The US enter the World War against Germany, because Germany tried to team up with Mexico
  • Great Depression

    Great Depression
    Stock market crashed and people were losing money and job oportunities were miniscule. This lasted until the late 1930's.
  • WW2

    Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. More than 2,300 people died.
  • Atomic

    Atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. And around 39,000 to 80,000 people in Nagasaki but in Hiroshima around 129,000 people died!
  • J.F.K.

    On this day the president (John F. Kennedy) was killed in Dallas. The FBI said that a soviet soldier killed him but it's still not known?