Texas History

By Tnm5462
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Age of Exploration begins

    What reasons did Europeans explore? (3) God, Glory, Gold
    What was Columbus looking for when he found America? Asia
    Which countries were most explorers from? Spain,Portugal, France
    What is a conquistador? A person who wants to conquer land, also known as a conquer
    Which explorer tore down Tenochtitlan and founded New Spain? The spainsh
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Cabeza de Vaca shipwrecks

    Which Native tribe captures Cabeza de Vaca? By karankwa Indias
    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? They thought he was making the stories up in other words liaring.
  • Pineda maps Texas coast

    Describe Pineda’s route and accomplishments: he went around the gulf coast of Gulf of Mexico and made a map
  • Coronado sets out for Cibola

    What is Cibola? A 1898 painting by Frederic Remington
    Why did Coronado think Cibola was in Texas? Because the painting had Texans in it
    Did they find Cibola? No
    What is one important landmark that the expedition did discover?
    The Grand Canyon
  • La Salle lands in Texas

    Which country began challenging Spain for Texas? Mexico
    Which river delta did La Salle discover? Mississippi River
  • Fort St. Louis founded

    Where is Ft. St. Louis? It's near arenosa creek and matagorda Bay
    Who founded Ft. St. Louis? Robert Cavelier de La salle
    Name 2 reasons why Ft. St. Louis failed. The French abandoned Ft.St. Louis after the Native Americans attacks,
    How was La Salle killed? Many of the French fled back to France while others went to other places
  • Mission San Francisco founded

    What is the purpose of a mission? To convert natives Americans
    Who led missions? Friar
    Which country is responsible for building missions? Spain
    What religion were missions affiliated with? Catholic
    Were most missions successful? Most of them fell short of their goal
    Why did missions fail? Because no native Americans wanted to be converted
    What buildings protected missions? Goliad
  • Marques de Rubi Inspects Texas

    What was de Rubi’s mission?
    Who sent de Rubi on his mission? Bobby Bushay
    Name 2 recommendations that de Rubi made after his journey: "Spain should abandon all missions and presidios in Texas those at San Antonio and La Bahia" and another recommendation is " San Antonio should then replace Los Adaes as the capital of texas"
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    What did the Louisiana purchase mean for US-Spanish relations? Only ment to end American ambition
    Which 3 countries still claimed land in North America after the Louisiana Purchase? Spain also known as Florida and Texas , Britian, and last but not least Russia
  • Philip Nolan Expedition

    What is a filibuster? " A person engaging unauthorized warfare against countries"
    Name 2 other filibuster besides Philip Nolan: Edward Everett, Jack Jackson
    Who was Jean Lafitte? He was a french American pirate in Gulf of Mexico
  • Moses Austin Asks Permission for Colony

    Why did the Spanish grant Austin permission to establish a colony? They granted Austin permission because the mexicans wanted settlers in tejas
    What happened to Moses before he could establish his colony? He died from pneumonia
  • Stephen F. Austin Establishes His Colony

    What is an empresario?
    Where did SFA establish his colony?
    What were some of the requirements Mexico made SFA’s colony meet?
    Describe the “Old 300.” What kind of people were they? There were 300 family's that were really there to colonize
    What were some challenges in establishing the colony? To get the. Colony into Texas with the Natives
    Name 2 other empresaeios: Samuel May Williams & Green Dewitt
  • Mexico gains Independence

    Who did Mexico gain their independence from? Spain
    Which Constitution did the Federalist’s establish for Mexico? The on that lets Mexico rule over its self under th constitution
    Under the Constitution, which Mexican state was Texas joined with? Mexico
  • Fredonian Rebellion

    What was the goal of the Fredonian Rebellion? To leave Mexico
    Who were the Edwards brothers upset with? Their was no school I the area so I guess their mad at the government or community.
    How did the Rebellion end? Mexico was paranoid
  • Mier y Teran Report

    What was the goal of the Mier y Teran expedition? To investigate conditions
    Why was Mier y Teran sent? He was the best person to inspect
    What recommendations did Mier y Teran make? Something about the law of April 6th
  • Law of April 6, 1830 passes

    What did the law say about
    U.S. immigration? If you are out of Texas you can't come in unless you have a passport well a special passport
    Empresario contracts? Needs to be reacted by the Mexican government
    Mexican immigration? The Mexican immigrants would be inspected by the government
    Slavery? Has a limited amount
    New Forts? Basically all prisoners
    Import taxes? Americans has more taxes on their products than Mexicans
  • Convention of 1833

    What was the goal of the Convention? To make documents for the Mexican government
    Who made the trip to Mexico City to present the resolutions? Stephen F. Austin
  • Austin Arrested

    Why was SFA arrested? The Mexican government thought the he left them in other words turned on them
    Because of his imprisonment, what did SFA change his mind about? That Mexico should not rule over Texas
  • Battle of Gonzales

    Why was the battle of Gonzales fought? The Mexicans wanted the cannon
    Who won? Texas
    Which important Texas slogan originated during the battle? That Texas were fighting back
  • San Antonio de Bexar Siege

    What is a siege? A battle that enemy's forces around a town
    Who controlled San Antonio before the siege? Mexico
    Who controlled San Antonio after the siege? Texans
  • Convention of 1836

    Which 2 important documents were created at the convention? The declaration of independence and Texas Consituion
  • The Alamo Falls

    Name 3 notable Alamo defenders: Davy Crockket, James Bowie, & William B Travis
    How many Alamo defenders were there? 185 to 260
    How many Mexican troops? Around 1,800
    Why didn’t Sam Houston send reinforcements to the Alamo? Because he lost and almost everybody got killed there Army would have decreased
    Which side won the Battle of the Alamo? Mexico
  • Goliad Massacre

    Which battle did Fannin and his men lose to be taken prisoner? Battle of Goliad
    Who ordered the massacre of Fannin’s men? An officer that took charge when the commander left
    How many Texans died during the massacre? All of them
  • The Runaway Scrape

    Which direction was everybody moving? Towards America
    What was the goal/purpose of the Runaway Scrape? To escape from Santa Anna
    Why was everybody running away? Because they don't wanna die
    What did people think about Sam Houston for running away from Santa Anna? Thought he was coward
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    What were 2 war-cries that the Texans shouted during the battle? Remember the Alamo, Goliad
    What was the number of casualties for both sides? 500 Mexicans died and 2 Texans died
    Describe what Santa Anna did during the battle: he didn't know what to say
    Which side was victorious? Texas