Texas History

By Cxm6468
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Age of Exploration begins

    What reasons did Europeans explore? (3) God,glory, and gold. What was Columbus looking for when he found America? Asia Which countries were most explorers from?Spain What is a conquistador? A person who wants to conquer land Which explorer tore down Tenochtitlan and founded New Spain? Hernando Cortes
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Pineda maps Texas coast

    Describe Pineda’s route and accomplishments? He went in to the gulf coast of Mexico and went around the whole thing.
  • Nov 1, 1528

    Cabeza de Vaca shipwrecks

    Which Native tribe captures Cabeza de Vaca? Karankawa
    What killed many Natives and explorers during the Age of Contact? Illness
    When Cabeza de Vaca arrived in Mexico, what did people think about his stories? They thought he was crazy.
  • La Salle lands in Texas

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

    Where is Ft. St. Louis? Texas
    Who founded Ft. St. Louis? Robert Cavelier de La Salle
    Name 2 reasons why Ft. St. Louis failed? Indian attacks, and they left
    How was La Salle killed? five mutineers shot La Salle
  • Marques de Rubi Inspects Texas

    What was de Rubi’s mission? To inspect the northern frontier
    Who sent de Rubi on his mission? King Charles III
    Name 2 recommendations that de Rubi made after his journey? Reorganize its frontier defense , and that Spain maintain only San antonio and sant a fe . Abandon east Texas completely
  • Mission San Francisco founded

    What is the purpose of a mission? To colonize
    Who led missions?
    Which country is responsible for building missions? California
    What religion were missions affiliated with? Catholic
    Were most missions successful?no
    Why did missions fail? Every one got desesise
    What buildings protected missions?
  • Phillip Nolan expedition

    What is a filibuster? A long speech the prevents legislation
    Name 2 other filibuster besides Philip Nolan. Anthony glass and Jean lafitte
    Who was Jean Lafitte? A filibuster and a pirate
  • The Louisiana purchase

    What did the Louisiana purchase mean for US-Spanish relations? It hurt them because Spain controlled Louisiana
    Which 3 countries still claimed land in North America after the Louisiana Purchase? The u.s , Spain, and Britain
  • Mexico gains there independence

    Who did Mexico gain their independence from?spain
    Which Constitution did the Federalist’s establish for Mexico? United Mexican states
    Under the Constitution, which Mexican state was Texas joined with? Coah y Tejas
  • Moses Austin Asks Permission for Colony

    Why did the Spanish grant Austin permission to establish a colony? Loyalty to Spanish government
    What happened to Moses before he could establish his colony? He died
  • Stephen F. Austin Establishes His Colony

    What is an empresario? A person who can settle on Mexican land
    Where did SFA establish his colony? Fort bend county
    What were some of the requirements Mexico made SFA’s colony meet? Loyalty to Mexico
    Describe the “Old 300.” What kind of people were they?familes given rights to land in a colony
    What were some challenges in establishing the colony? Getting to the colony and getting permission
    Name 2 other empresarios. Moses Austin
  • Fredonian Rebellion

    What was the goal of the Fredonian Rebellion? Gain independence from Mexico
    Who were the Edwards brothers upset with? Mexican government
    How did the Rebellion end? Mexican army gain control
  • Mier y Teran Report

    What was the goal of the Mier y Teran expedition? To keep Mexican boarder in control of Mexico
    Why was Mier y Teran sent? To asses the province
    What recommendations did Mier y Teran make? Additional garrisons and increase trade
  • Law of April 6, 1830 passes

    What did the law say about
    U.S. immigration? Many U.S citizens moving into Texas
    Empresario contracts? Means for colonization
    Mexican immigration? Stop immigration from U.S to Mexico
    Slavery? Stop slavery
    New Forts? That that can have new forts for protection
    Import taxes? More people as an import items
  • Convention of 1833

    What was the goal of the Convention? Independent state hood
    Who made the trip to Mexico City to present the resolutions? Stephan F Austin
  • Austins arrest

    Why was SFA arrested? Because he tried to gain Texas independe from Mexico
    Because of his imprisonment, what did SFA change his mind about? That Texas could remain apart of mexico
  • San Antonio de Bexar Siege

    What is a siege? A army takeover
    Who controlled San Antonio before the siege? Mexico
    Who controlled San Antonio after the siege? San Antonio and all of Texas under their control
  • Battle of Gonzales

    Why was the battle of Gonzales fought? Mexicans trying to get the cannon back
    Who won? The Texans
    Which important Texas slogan originated during the battle? Come and take it
  • The Alamo falls

    Name 3 notable Alamo defenders? David Crockett , William b Travis, and Bowie
    How many Alamo defenders were there? How many Mexican troops? 300,and 6,000
    Why didn’t Sam Houston send reinforcements to the Alamo? So they could have more help
    Which side won the Battle of the Alamo? Mexican
  • Convention of 1836

    Which 2 important documents were created at the convention? Declaration of independence and constitution
  • The Runaway Scrape

    Which direction was everybody moving? East
    What was the goal/purpose of the Runaway Scrape?to tire out Santa Anna and his troops
    Why was everybody running away? Cause Santa Anna was coming there way
    What did people think about Sam Houston for running away from Santa? Cause they thought he was scard
  • The Goliad massacre

    Which battle did Fannin and his men lose to be taken prisoner? Battle of agua dulce
    Who ordered the massacre of Fannin’s men? Santa anna
    How many Texans died during the massacre? 342
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    What were 2 war-cries that the Texans shouted during the battle? Remember the Alamo and rember Goliad.
    What was the number of casualties for both sides? Mexico- 630 killed, 280 wounded, and 730 captured Texas- 9 killed, 30 wounded.
    Describe what Santa Anna did during the battle. He ran away on his horse
    Which side was victorious? Republic of Texas
  • Coronado sets out for cupola

    What is Cibola? It is a old painting done by Frederic Remington
    Why did Coronado think Cibola was in Texas?
    Did they find Cibola? No
    What is one important landmark that the expedition did discover? Grand Canyon