Spanish explorer Alonso de Pineda maps the Texas costline
Was used by liberal Democratic Presidention candidate John F. Kennedy in his acceptance speech in the 1960 United States Presidential election.
Spain Texas situated on the border of Spains North America empire encompassed only a small portion of what is now the Lone Star State.
1519 Pineda maps Texas
1537- Cabeza De Vaca reports on Texas
1862 Spaniards established the first Texas mission Corpus Christi De La Ysleta
1685- La Salle established Fort St Louis
1718 -Founding of San Antonio
1731 East Texas mission and other missions are built
1810- Farther Hidalgo's speech encourages Mexicans, Texans and others to fight for independence.
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