Texas Milestones

By 5714kew
  • Period: Sep 17, 1500 to


  • Nov 5, 1528

    Cabeza de Vaca

    Cabeza de Vaca was said to have shipped wrecked on the coastline of texas also none as the Galveston Islands. Cabeza de Vaca later explored Texas's interior on his way to Mexico.
  • Apr 20, 1540


    When they searched for the Seven Cities of Cibola, Coronado lead an expedition into southwestern United States and across northern Texas.
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  • La Salle

    Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle established Fort St. Louis in Matagorda Bay, and that formed the basis for France's claim of Texas. Two years later LaSalle was murdered by his owm men the reason is unkown.
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  • Austin Grant

    In 1823 January 3 Stephen F. Austin recieved a grant or a letter from the Mexican Goverment and began colonization in that region of the Brazos River.
  • Mexican Idependence

    In September 16, 1824 the constition of 1824 gave the mexicans and Mexico a republican form of the Goverment but it failed in such away to define that the rights of the statewithin ht e republic includong Texas
  • Austin Imprisoned

    The Mexicans were immgrating into Texas's Land envolving the Goverment of mexico and Sam Houston
  • Battle of the Alamo

    During the Texas war independence from Mexico a group of texans volunteered as soliders for the alamo. The 13 day war for the idependce of texas
  • Battle Of Gonzales

    In 1835 the Texans detached from the Mexican cavalry at the battle of Gonzales
  • Runaway Scrape Begins

    In 1836 the Declaration of independnce was signed by a member of the convenation of 1836. Texans every where were overwhelmed by the mexican army after the two days of terror at the battle of the almo. There for the run away scrape began
  • Massacre oa Goliad

    Nearly 400 texans including James Fannin were executed by the Mexicans at the Goliad Massacre Under the order of Santa Anna.
  • Battle Of san Jacinto

    Texas was under the control of Sam Houston he routed the mexican armies of Santa Anna at trhe battle of San Jacinto.
  • Texas Secedes and joins the confederacy

    The U.S. President James Polk followed through out the Campaign platform promising to annex texas
  • Texas Joins the United States

    In1861 Texas joined the united states and detached from Mexico
  • Battle Of galveston

    After all the chaois texas restorted the islands to texas control for the remainder of the Civil war.