Texas Milestone

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  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to


  • Nov 5, 1528

    Cabeza de Vaca

    Cabeza de Vaca
    Cabeza de Vaca ship wrecks on what we know as Galveston Island. He later explores the interior of Texas on his way to Mexico.
  • Apr 20, 1540


    In search of the seven fabled cities of gold, Coranado lead an expedition into the present southwestern Untied States and across norther Texas.
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  • La Salle

    La Salle
    La Salle establishes fort St. Luis at mategorda bay.
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  • Austin Grant

    Austin Grant
    Stephen F. Austin gets a grant to start colinization on the Rio Grande.
  • Mexican Independance

    Mexican Independance
    1824 constitution gave mexico a republican type government but it failed.
  • Austin Inprisionment

    Austin Inprisionment
    Stephen F. Austin is arrested because of insciting.
  • Battle of Gonzales

    Battle of Gonzales
    Mexico asks for Texas to return one of the cannons that they lost but the Texans reply "come and take it!"
  • Battle of Alamo

    Battle of Alamo
    The Mexican army seiged the Texans in the small Mision called The Alamo it was about 2000 mexicans verses about 190 texans.
  • Runaway Scrape begins

    Runaway Scrape begins
    Texans were overwhellmed by the Mexican army after two weeks of Seige at The Alamo.
  • Massacre at Goliad

    Massacre at Goliad
    Forty-nine Texans stormed the presidio at Goliad and a detachment of Mexican defenders.
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    Battle of San Jacinto
    Sam Houston and his army of Texans fought the General Santa Ana and his Mexican army for the independance of Texas They sucsede
  • Texas secedes and joins the Confederacy

    Texas secedes and joins the Confederacy
    Texas secedes the Union and joins the Confederacy by a vote of 171 to 6 Sam Houston was one of the six.
  • Battle of Galveston--- the Bayou City

    Battle of Galveston--- the Bayou City
    Texas takes control of Galveston that had been in Union control for many weeks.