Jan 1, 1400
Age of exploration beginsWhat reasons did Europeans explore? Land,money and resources.
What was Columbus looking for when he found America?He wanted to find Asia.
Which countries were most explorers from?europe.
What is a conquistador?A leader
Which explorer tore down Tenochtitlan and founded New Spain?Hernán Cortés
Jan 1, 1492
Cabeza de Vaca shipwrecksWhich Native tribe captures Cabeza de Vaca? karanawa Indians.
What killed many Natives and explorers during the Age of Contact?killing stations
When Cabeza de Vaca arrived in Mexico, what did people think about his stories?good
Jun 2, 1494
Pineda maps Texas coastDescribe Pineda’s route and accomplishments.
Yucatán Peninsula to the Pánuco River
First document in Texas history
The land between the Pánuco River and Florida to be mapped.
La Salle lands in TexasWhich country began challenging Spain for Texas?france
Which river delta did La Salle discover?missippi river
Fort St. Louis foundedWhere is Ft. St. Louis?u.s.a
Who founded Ft. St. Louis?texas
Name 2 reasons why Ft. St. Louis failed.fort fails,travel
How was La Salle killed?fort fails
Mission San Francisco foundedWhat is the purpose of a mission?Remaining physical monument of the Spanish Empire and Mexican Republic.
Who led missions?indian leaders.
Which country is responsible for building missions?sonama.
What religion were missions affiliated with?7
Were most missions successful?no.
Why did missions fail?sickness
What buildings protected missions?chronicle building
The Louisiana PurchaseWhat did the Louisiana purchase mean for US-Spanish relations?some land bought.
Which 3 countries still claimed land in North America after the Louisiana Purchase?terrtorys.
Mexico gains IndependenceWho did Mexico gain their independence from?spain.
Which Constitution did the Federalist’s establish for Mexico?consition of Mexico
Under the Constitution, which Mexican state was Texas joined with?coahulia
Marques de Rubi Inspects TexasWhat was de Rubi’s mission?To explore the northern frontier.
Who sent de Rubi on his mission?spain
Name 2 recommendations that de Rubi made after his journey?organize,military.
Coronado sets out for CibolaWhat is Cibola? A painting
Why did Coronado think Cibola was in Texas?7 cites are there
Did they find Cibola?no
Philip Nolan ExpeditionWhat is a filibuster?not in army
Name 2 other filibuster besides Philip Nolan.storm,Jean laffet
Who was Jean Lafitte?filabustero
Moses Austin Asks Permission for ColonyWhy did the Spanish grant Austin permission to establish a colony?he got land.
What happened to Moses before he could establish his colony?goverment changed mind.
Stephen F. Austin Establishes His ColonyWhat is an empresario?granted the right to settle on Mexican
Where did SFA establish his colony?mexico
What were some of the requirements Mexico made SFA’s colony meet?no slaves
Describe the “Old 300.” What kind of people were they?mexicans
What were some challenges in establishing the colony?food.
Name 2 other empresarios.sfa,Martían.
Fredonian RebellionWhat was the goal of the Fredonian Rebellion?more people
Who were the Edwards brothers upset with?fail
How did the Rebellion end?fail.