Texas history Isaiah Martinez

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  • Aug 3, 1492

    Christorphor Columbus

    Christopher Columbus was a guy that sailed the ocean blue in 1492. While he was sailing the ocean he discovered Indians. He sailed the ocean in 1442 and he was with the Indians so he went through Texas he found more Indians in Texas. So he called the Indians Native Americans. Believed he could reach Asia by sailing west across the Alantic ocean the idea was daring because no one knew how big the Alantic was.
  • Jun 2, 1519

    Alonzo Alvarez

    He was a Spanish explorer and cartographer. On June 2 1519 Alveraz entered a large bay with a sizable Native American settlement on one shore. He sailed up rival for eighteen miles and observed as many forty villages on the large deep river named Espirtu Santo long assumed to have been the first European report of the mouth of the Mississippi River.
  • Oct 1, 1519

    Hernan Cortes

    Sailed the Spanish Cuba to the eastern coast of Mexico. There he founded la villa rica de Vera Cruz, After landing the spanierds leaned of the powerful and weathly Aztec Empire led by Moctzuma 2. Cortes decided to find Moctzuma wherever he might be. He led about 11ships and about 600 hundred soiders to Mexico. Henan Cortes establishes the first Spanish settlement on the American mainland. The Aztecs had a lot of gold and silver and prececios gems.
  • Apr 1, 1528

    Panfilo narvaez

    Was a conquistador the soiders of the Americas. In 1520 he was sent to Mexico by the govern of Cuba Diego Velasquez with the objective of stopping envision by Hernan Cortes which had not been his 900men out manned Cortes 3to1. Narvaez took prisoner after a couple of years in captivity in Mexico and returned to Spain. Where King Carlos V named him adelantdo with authority to explore and colonize Florida.
  • Sep 7, 1536

    Alvar Nunez

    During eight years of traveling across US southwest and he baca me a trader and a faith leader to various Native American tribes before reconnecting with Spanish colonel forces in mexico 1536. After returning from spain in 1537 he wrote an account first published in 1542 as La Relacon or in more modern terms which later editions was retailed Nau fragios 1540 de vaca appoited of what is now Argentina where he was govern and captain.
  • Apr 1, 1540

    Francisco Vasquez de Coranado

    A 30 year old conquistador commanded in the force. Riding a stallion, Coranado made an impressive sight in gold planted armor and steel helmet with bright feathers. With fray Marcos serving as guide, the force set off in April 1540. When Coronado reached the city where fray Marcos had seen and followed he found a force of Zuni Indians. A short but fought the Zuni. The conquers joy of victory did not last, how ever. Has Cibola were not the lengendary lost cities they did not have a lot of gold.
  • Joan de onata

    The right to settle the governer the colony. Onata was from a wealthy Spanish family that had profited from sliver mining in Mexico. The colony he was sent to establish was to be named New Mexico . In early 1598 Onata led more than 500 colonist north across the chihuahua desert. The settlers struggled through the hot, dry land when they reached the rio grande after three months in the desert. It seemed like a oasis.
  • Rene Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle

    La Salle was born in November 21 1643 -March 19,1687 was a French explorer. He explored the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada, the Mississippi, and the Gulf of Mexico. La Salle claimed the entire Mississippi River basin for France.
  • 1682

    The first permanent settlement of Europeans in Texas was the mission of Corpus Christi de la ysleta, founded near El Paso by Friars in 1682.
  • 1685 la Salle

    After the storeship Aimable was lost in Pass Cavallo at the mouth of the bay, her crew and several disenchanted colonists, including the engineer Minet, returned to France with the naval vessel Joly.
  • 1779

    Nacodoches is founded
  • 1782

    Mission San Jose is completed
  • 1793

    Most missions in Texas are closed
  • 1803

    Father Miguel Hidalgo issues the grito de Dolores
  • 1811

    Juan Bautista de las casas declares Texas independent from Spain Las casas captured and executed Father Hidalgo is executed
  • 1821

    Mexico gains independence from Spain