Texas History 14-15

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  • Period: Sep 24, 1400 to

    Texas History

  • Period: Sep 30, 1400 to

    Age Of Contact

  • Oct 24, 1492

    Christophere Columbus

    Christophere Columbus
    After sailing west for 33 days, in search for a faster route to Aisa. Columbus and his crew found sevceral islands in the Caribbean sea unkown by the Europeans. Columbus established a empire called American, Coulmbus returned to the Americas three tims after his fist voyage; Columbus establisheda permanent colony on one of the West Indies.
  • Feb 25, 1519

    Hernan Cortes

    Hernan Cortes
    Hernan Cortes landed a army of 500 soliders on the eastcoast of Mexico. Attacked a large empire of Aztec's capital called Tenochtitan, Cortes persuadded Native Americans who had suffered the Aztec military rule to rebel. Before all this the Aztec's welcomed Cortes to Tenochtitan.The Aztec's belived he was their legendary god Quetzalcoatl, who sailed away for many yaers to the east, and had promised to return. Cortes took over the city Tenochtitlan by taking the emperor hostage, and was killed.
  • Sep 26, 1519

    Alonso Alvarez de Pineda

    Alonso Alvarez de Pineda
    Alonoso Alvarez de Pineda was the first European to go around the coast of Texas. He sailed from Florida to Mexico, stopped for 40 days at the Rio de las Palmas, he reported his finds to his superior Francisco Garay, governor of Jamaica, and returned to mexico and died ther on 1520 in a Native American uprising.
  • Sep 26, 1527

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

    Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
    Cabeza de vaca was ship wrecked near Galveston and he called the island Malhado. The Karankawas welcomed the survivors, but most of the shipwrecked explorers died from diseases and expoures. The deseases also coat on to the Karankawas, and the Karankawas started to associate the Europeans with diseases. After spending 6 years among the native americans; Cabeza de Vaca finally reached Culiacan in the early 1536
  • Sep 29, 1539

    Fray Marcos de Niza

    Fray Marcos de Niza
    Fray Marcos and the advance party moved northward from Culiaca. they sent Estevanico to go ahead,and he came bacjk with exciting news , a land called Cibola and it was 30 days away. Wityhin Cibola was sevean citys of gold, silver, and precious gems, Cibola was actually a purblo.
  • Sep 30, 1539

    Luis de Moscoso Alvarado

    Luis de Moscoso Alvarado
    Hernan de Soto landed in Florida with several troops including Moscoso, after moving tward the westward, de Soto and his troops reached the Mississippi Riverin 1541. Hernan de Soto died ther in 1542, luis de Moscoso lead the expedition tward the west to the lower Brazos River, they meet Native Americans but nlo treasures, Moscoso also lead the expedition back to the Mississippi then back to Mexico.
  • Jul 7, 1540

    Francisco Vazquez de Coronado

    Francisco Vazquez de Coronado
    Coronado found Cibola and in disappointment, instead of findinggolden treasures they found mud homes and argry Zuni warriors,but he didn't go back to Spain he stay to find treasure. Before returning to the camp Coronado and his trops met a Native American whom they called the Trunk. The Trunk told them about a amazing place called Quivira, he said it was located in east and filled with riches.They found Quivira,but it was a Native American settlement. Angry with The Trunk he killed The Trunk.
  • Corpus Christi de la Ysleta

    Corpus Christi de la Ysleta
    spain establishes the fist permanet european settlement in Texas .
  • Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle

    Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
    La Salle led the first European expedition to the Mississippi River, he claimed the entire inland region next to the Mississippi in the name the land Louisiana in honor of his king Louis XIV. La Salle went back to France, and he asked the king if he could go back to America to capturn so rich mines in the north, the king agreed, and on Augest 1,1684, four ships set sail for Louisiana. Pirates capture a vessel, three ships go seperaded, and they missed the Mississippi mouth.
  • American Gains Independence

    American coloies win independence from Britian
  • Meaxican Independence

    Mexico wins its independence from Spain.
  • Declaration of Indendence

    Mexican government issued a decree that stopped all immigration from the U.S.
  • Battle of The Alamo

    Battle of The Alamo
    Feb 23, 1836 was when the Battle of The Alamo started. Santa Anna's army was San Antonio, which caught the Texans by suprise, but they defended the Alamo for 13 days.
  • Texas Declaration of Independence

    Texas Declaration of Independence
    Texas Convention of 1836 asembeled a team of five delegates on march 1st, to write the Declaration. They finished it the same day, so the next day they adopted it.
  • The Battle Ends

    The Battle Ends
    On March 1st at night Santa Annas Army mande it inside the Alamo.
  • The Battle of San Jacinto

    The Battle of San Jacinto
    Sam Houston suprise attcked General Santa Anna along the San Jacinto River. Santa Anna was not prepared so Houston won the fight and hundreds were taken prisoners including Snata Anna.
  • Texas Enters the Union

    Texas Enters the Union
    The independent Republic of Texas elected Sam Houston president and also endorsed Texas into the Union. In 1844 the Congres aproved Texas annextion, so on Dec. 29, 1845 Texas because apart of the U.S.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed
    The Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed in favor of the U.S. It added a addtional 525,000 sq miles of land. Which includes Texas, California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona, as well as parts of Colorado and Wyoming.
  • Lincoln Avoids Assassination Attempt

    Lincoln Avoids Assassination Attempt
    Lincolnstop on his way to Wastigton in Baltimore, but his aiders recived reports of a planned assassination attempt in Baltimore, so they ordered the train to leave immediately to Washington. So Lincoln and his family stop their plans and hid for a short time.
  • Fort Sumter fired upon

    Fort Sumter fired upon
    On April 12, the Confederate started to shot a fort for thirty-three hours, the shore batteries lobbed 4,000 shells in the direction of the fort. Finally, the garrison inside the battered fort raised the white flag. No one on either side had been killed. It was a nearly bloodless beginning to America’s bloodiest war.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" inside rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
  • Lincoln is shot

    Lincoln is shot
    John Wilkes Booth fatally shoots President Abraham Lincoln at a play at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C.
  • Battle of Palmetto Ranch

    Battle of Palmetto Ranch
    Federal troops stationed on Brazos Island, they moved onto the Texas mainland on the night of May 11–12. The morning of May 13 drove a battalion of Rebel cavalry west of Palmetto Ranch, where it was reinforced by artillery and cavalry commanded by Colonel John S. Ford.
  • Transcontinental railroad completed

    Transcontinental railroad completed
    The presidents of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads meet in Promontory, Utah. This made transcontinental railroad travel possible for the first time in U.S. No longer would western travelers need to take the long and dangerous journey by wagon.