Jan 1, 1400
Age of exploration beginsWhat reasons did Europeans explore?
*to find a sea route to the spices or Asia
*to find gold, silver, and precious stones
*to expand their knowledge of the world
What was Columbus looking for when he found America?
*a west route to Asia
Which countries were most explorers from?
What is a conquistador?
Which explorer tore down Tenochtitlan and founded New Spain?
Jan 1, 1400
Cabeza de Vaca shipwrecksWhich Native tribe captures Cabeza de Vaca?
What killed many Natives and explorers during the Age of Contact?
When Cabeza de Vaca arrived in Mexico, what did people think about his stories?
*they thought it was fake and he was liying
Jan 1, 1400
Marques de Rubi Inspects TexasWhat was de Rubi’s mission?
*to inspect the northers frontier and make recommendations
Who sent de Rubi on his mission?
Name 2 recommendations that de Rubi made after his journey
*spanish army to become the nucleus of the city golliad
*the only "fortez" shall be the missisipi river
Jan 1, 1519
Pineda maps Texas CoastDescribe Pineda’s route and accomplishments.
*made the first Texas history map
*went around Gulf of Mexico
Coronado sets out for CibolaWhat is Cibola?
*a 1898 painting by Fredrick hemmington
*Why did Coronado think Cibola was in Texas?
*because the painting had Texans in it.
*Did they find Cibola?
No. They did not
What is one important landmark that the expedition did discover?
*the Grand Canyon
La Salle lands in TexasWhich country began challenging Spain for Texas?
Which river delta did La Salle discover?
*missisipi river delta
Fort St. Louis foundedWhere is Ft. St. Louis?
*near arenosa creek and matagorda bay
Who founded ft st Lois?
Robert caveliar de la salle
Name two reasons why ft st Lois failed
*french avoided French Louise after native Americans attacked
*Where is Ft. St. Louis?
Who founded Ft. St. Louis?
*name two reasons why loius failed
Indian stocks and starvation
How was la salle killed?
*he died in the expedition
Mission San Francisco foundedWhat is the purpose of a mission?
*to try to complete the goal and or make the enemy weak
Who led missions?
Which country is responsible for building missions?
What religion were missions affiliated with?
Were most missions successful?
Why did missions fail?
*because of weather, lack of food, and materials broke down so it was a lot harder for them.
What buildings protected missions?
*one of the building was the Alamo
The Louisiana PurchaseWhat did the Louisiana purchase mean for US-Spanish relations?
*that lousiana will own basically half of North America and Texans got mad.
*Which 3 countries still claimed land in North America after the Louisiana Purchase?
*french, lousiana, and North American still owned a bit of North America.
Philip Nolan ExpeditionWhat is a filibuster?
A person engaging in authorized warfare
Name 2 other filibuster besides Philip Nolan.
Sam Houston and Samuel horse
Who was Jean Lafitte?
*french American pirate
Moses Austin Asks Permission for ColonyWhy did the Spanish grant Austin permission to establish a colony?
*Because they trusted Austin
What happened to Moses before he could establish his colony?
*he had to make promises and follow treaties