Texas History

By Jwk3265
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Age of Exploration begins

    Why did the Europeans explore? The 3 g GOD,GLORY,GOLD. What was Columbia looking for? Spices. Which counties were mostly explores? Spain. What is a conquistador? a conquer. Which explorer tore down Tenochtitlan and founded New Spain? herman cortez
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Pineda maps Texas Coast

    Pineda mapped over 800 miles of land, he and his crew sadly did not find a gate way through the land. He and most of his crew died on night fighting Indians, the survivors went back to the king and gave the map to him for further examination
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Cabeza De Vaca Shipwrecks

    Which Native tribe captures Cabeza de Vaca? Karakawa Indians
    What killed many Natives and explorers during the Age of Contact? Diseases
    When Cabeza de Vaca arrived in Mexico, what did people think about his stories? Excited, mysterious, etc;
  • Jan 1, 1400

    La Salle Lands in Texas

    Which country began challenging Spain for Texas? France
    Which river delta did La Salle discover? Mississippi River Delta
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Fort St. Louses Founded

    Where is Ft. St. Louis? Matagora Bay, Texas.
    Who founded Ft. St. Louis? La Salle
    Name 2 reasons why Ft. St. Louis failed. 1. Explorers were already sick and made other explorers sick. 2. Indians and La Salle's Expedition got Into war.
    How was La Salle killed? La Salle's me staged a Munity.
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Mission San Fransico founded

    What was purpose of a mission? The purpose was to convert natives to christianity and make them forget about past life.
    Who led missions? A Franciscan priest was a each mission and was in most control of the buildings.
    What country was responsible for building missions? Mexico.
    What religion was missions ment for preaching? Cathloic Doctorin.
    were most missions succesful? No.
    Why? Contention, diseases, and not many natives trusred spanish.
    What buildings protected missions? presidios
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Marques de Rubi Inspects Texas

    What was de Rubi's mission? To inspect all missions.
    Who sent de Rubi on his mission? King Carlos
    Name 2 recommendations that de Rubi made: Abandon all missions, abandon Texas.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1400 to

    Coronado sets of for Cibola

    What is Cibola? Cities of gold
    Why did Coronado think Cibola was in Texas? Because that's all that Spaniards had explored.
    Did they find Cibola? No, sadly it's one big myth.
    What is one important landmark that the expedition did discover? The Grand Canyon.