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1519

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Pineda maps Texas. Pineda and his men were the first Europeans to explore and map the Gulf Littoral between the areas previously explored by Juan Ponce de Leon and Diego Velazquez. 

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1537

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Cabeza de Vaca reported on Texas. He was in the military and he wanted to claim everything.

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1682

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Spaniards establish the first Texas mission at Corpus Christi de la Ysleta. It was the first mission in Pueblo Texas.

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1685

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LaSalle establishes Fort St. Louis. LaSalle is a French man. Fort St. Louis was intended to be temporary.

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1718

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Founding of San Antonio. San Antonio was not founded until 1718, when its first mission and first presidio were established at San Pedro Springs. 

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1731

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 East Texas missions are moved to San Antonio. Spain moved the Presidio mission.

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1782

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Mission San Jose is completed in San Antonio and other missions are built. It is know as the "Queen of Missions", and is the largest of the missions. 

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1810

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Father Hidalgo‚Äôs speech encourages Mexicans, Texans, and others to fight for independence. He was a Roman Catholic Priest and revolutionary leader who is called the father of Mexican Independence. 

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1945

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Texas was founded on December 29,1945. 



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