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Texas Milestones

By 5714ebh
  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to


  • Nov 5, 1528

    Cabeza de Vaca

    Cabeza de Vaca
    He was shipwrecked on Galveston Island and after trading for 6 years he explored Texas on his way to Mexico.
  • Apr 20, 1540


    While he was searching for the 7 cities of Cibola he lead an expedition across Texas
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  • La Salle

    La Salle
    He established Fort Worth and eventually formed the basis of France's claim on Texas.
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  • Mexican Independance

    Mexican Independance
    The Mexican Constitution gave Mexico a republican goverment, but failed to define the states rights.
  • Austin Grant

    Austin Grant
    Austin got a grant from the Mexican goverment to begin colonization in the region.
  • Austin Imprisoned

    Austin Imprisoned
    Austin was imprisoned because he asked The Mexican goverment for Texas to be a free state.
  • Battle at Gozales

    Battle at Gozales
    The Texas revolution began with the cannon and the "Come and Take It" flag.
  • Battle of Alamo

    Battle of Alamo
    Texas was overwhelmed after a 2 week sierge.
  • Runaway Scrape Begins

    It began after Texas was overwhelmed at the Alamo.
  • Massacre at Goliad

    Texans were taken and executed by the Mexecans.
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    Battle of San Jacinto
    Texas won there independance.
  • Texas joins the United States

    Texas joins the United States
    Texas becomes the 28th state in the U.S.
  • Texas secedes and joins the Confederacy

    Texas secedes and joins the Confederacy
    Sam Houston was one of the few who was oposed to seceding.
  • Battle of Galveston - the Bayou City

    The Island was restored to Galveston.