Texas History Timeline

By Dnd8367
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Age of Exploration begins

    Age of Exploration begins
    What reasons did Europeans explore? (3)
    God, gold, and glory
    What was Columbus looking for when he found America?
    He was looking for a faster rout to Asia
    Which countries were most explorers from?
    Spain, France, Italy, Portugal
    What is a conquistador?
    A conqueror
    Which explorer tore down Tenochtitlan and founded New Spain?
    Hernando cortes
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Pineda maps Texas coast

    Pineda maps Texas coast
    Describe Pineda’s route and accomplishments
    Pineda sailed to find the Spanish Governor of Jamaica and then he sent Pineda to explore the Gulf Coast from Florida to Mexico. Pineda accomplished being the first European in Texas. Pineda discovered the Mississippi river and he also discovered Florida was not an island like deleon.
  • Jan 1, 1527

    Cabeza de Vaca shipwrecks

    Cabeza de Vaca shipwrecks
    Which Native tribe captures Cabeza de Vaca?
    The Karankawa Indians
    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 inspired them
  • Jan 1, 1542

    Coronado sets out for Cibola

    Coronado sets out for Cibola
    What is Cibola?
    Cites of gold
    Why did Coronado think Cibola was in Texas?
    Because of cabaza de Vacas story
    Did they find Cibola?
    What is one important landmark that the expedition did discover?
    They discovered the Grand Canyon
  • La Salle lands in Texas

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

    Fort St. Louis founded
    Where is Ft. St. Louis?
    Garsitas creek
    Who founded Ft. St. Louis?
    LaSalle founded it
    Name 2 reasons why Ft. St. Louis failed.
    Good useable timber ex far away and they didn't have enough animals to move the large pieces of timber
    How was La Salle killed?
    By rocks and Indians
  • Marques de Rubi Inspects Texas

    Marques de Rubi Inspects Texas
    What was de Rubi’s mission?
    to inspect the norther boarderlands
    Who sent de Rubi on his mission?
    Viceroy cruillas
    Name 2 recommendations that de Rubi made after his journey
    Spain has to organise its defence to have war against lipan apaches
  • Philip Nolan Expedition

    Philip Nolan Expedition
    What is a filibuster?
    It's a Texan person that wants to ceced
    Name 2 other filibuster besides Philip Nolan.
    John lefeet and aury-perry-minna
    Who was Jean Lafitte?
    An American pirate in the gulf of Mexico
  • Mission San Francisco founded

    Mission San Francisco founded
    What is the purpose of a mission?
    Toto colonize the territory who led missions
    Who led missions?
    Which country is responsible for building missions?
    What religion were missions affiliated with?
    Were most missions successful?
    No most missions failed
    Why did missions fail?
    The people who changed rejected it
    What buildings protected missions?
  • Mier y Teran Report

    Mier y Teran Report
    What was the goal of the Mier y Teran expedition?
    To investigate conditions in texas
    Why was Mier y Teran sent?
    To protect the region
    What recommendations did Mier y Teran make?
    trade between Texas and Mexico should be increased Mexicans control over the region, and to show mexico's power to keep Texas
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase
    What did the Louisiana purchase mean for US-Spanish relations?
    Which 3 countries still claimed land in North America after the Louisiana Purchase?
    Spain, Britain and France
  • Moses Austin Asks Permission for Colony

    Moses Austin Asks Permission for Colony
    Why did the Spanish grant Austin permission to establish a colony?
    He wanted to make settlements in Texas
    What happened to Moses before he could establish his colony?
    He got mugged died
  • Mexico gains Independence

    Mexico gains Independence
    Who did Mexico gain their independence from?
    Which Constitution did the Federalist’s establish for Mexico?
    Federal constitution of the United States
    Under the Constitution, which Mexican state was Texas joined with?
    New Mexico
  • Stephen F. Austin Establishes His Colony

    Stephen F. Austin Establishes His Colony
    What is an empresario?
    Granted to sell Mexico land
    Where did SFA establish his colony?
    What were some of the requirements Mexico made SFA’s colony meet?
    They had to be Catholic, and they had to be from Louisiana
    Describe the “Old 300.” What kind of people were they?
    Slave holders farmers
    What were some challenges in establishing the colony?
    There were not a lot of supporters fighting
    Name 2 other empresarios.
    David g. Burnet and green dewitt
  • Fredonian Rebellion

    Fredonian Rebellion
    What was the goal of the Fredonian Rebellion?
    To provide protection for colonists in the area and also to receive a land commissioner by the Mexican government.
    Who were the Edwards brothers upset with?
    Mexican government
    How did the Rebellion end?
    Mexican victory
  • Law of April 6, 1830 passes

    Law of April 6, 1830 passes
    What did the law say about
    U.S. immigration?
    It was the same type of encouragement to the Texas Revolution Empresario contracts?
    Suspending bringing slaves into Mexico
    Mexican immigration?
    The law slowed immigration, it voided contracts, and suspended two active enterprises
    Slaves could no longer be brought in work the fields
    New Forts?
    New forts and presidios were built to stop illegal immigration
    Import taxes?
    A customs duty was placed on all goods entering Texas from the U.S.
  • Convention of 1833

    Convention of 1833
    What was the goal of the Convention?
    More Indian defense, judicial reform, and improvement in mail service
    Who made the trip to Mexico City to present the resolutions?
    Juan Erasmo Seguín, Dr. James B. Miller, and SFA
  • Austin Arrested

    Austin Arrested
    Why was SFA arrested?
    Mexican government found Austin’s letter to the Texans & felt it was an act of treason.
    Because of his imprisonment, what did SFA change his mind about?
    to stop trying to resolve problems with mexico
  • Battle of Gonzales

    Battle of Gonzales
    Why was the battle of Gonzales fought?
    The Mexican government was trying to retrieve a cannon
    Who won?
    The Texans
    Which important Texas slogan originated during the battle?
  • San Antonio de Bexar Siege

    San Antonio de Bexar Siege
    What is a siege?
    When attacking a fortified and taking away their help and supplies
    Who controlled San Antonio before the siege? Who controlled San Antonio after the siege?
  • Convention of 1836

    Convention of 1836
    Which 2 important documents were created at the convention?
    constatution and declearation of indipendance
  • The Alamo Falls

    The Alamo Falls
    Name 3 notable Alamo defenders.
    davi crocket, James Bowie, and William Travis
    How many Alamo defenders were there? How many Mexican troops?
    1800 - mexican
    200 - Texans Why didn’t Sam Houston send reinforcements to the Alamo?
    he left
    Which side won the Battle of the Alamo?
  • Goliad Massacre

    Goliad Massacre
    Which battle did Fannin and his men lose to be taken prisoner?
    Battle of Gonzales
    Who ordered the massacre of Fannin’s men?
    Santa Anna
    How many Texans died during the massacre?
  • The Runaway Scrape

    The Runaway Scrape
    Which direction was everybody moving?
    What was the goal/purpose of the Runaway Scrape?
    The goal was to cross the Sabine River into Louisiana before they were killed
    Why was everybody running away?
    Fear and They didnt want to be killed by santa anna
    What did people think about Sam Houston for running away from Santa
    they thought he was a coward
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    Battle of San Jacinto
    What were 2 war-cries that the Texans shouted during the battle?
    Remember the Alamo, and Remember Goliad
    What was the number of casualties for both sides?
    630 killed (mexico)
    208 wounded (mexico)
    730 captured (mexico)
    9 killed fatally wounded (Texas)
    30 wounded (Texas)
    Describe what Santa Anna did during the battle.
    he hid and dredded as a mexican solidure
    Which side was victorious?