Aileen's Texas History Timeline🌵 1519-1821
Pineda Maps Texas 1519

Alonzo Alvarez De Pineda was a Spanish explorer and a map-maker that, in 1517. He was sailing for the Spanish Governor of Jamaica, Francisco de Garay. The Spanish thought there was a sea lane from the gulf of Mexico to Asia.

Cabeza de Vaca 1537

Explorer Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca spent eight years in the Gulf region of present-day Texas and was treasurer to the Spanish expedition under de Narváez. He was one the very main reasons that the Cabeza de Vaca.

Spanish established the first Texas Mission1682

The uninterrupted Spanish occupation of Texas (1716–1821) lasted for just 105 years. Colonial authorities and Franciscan missionaries attempted to introduce the mission system into widely scattered areas of Texas between 1682 and 1793, with greatly varying results. In all, twenty-six missions were maintained for different lengths of time within the future boundaries of the state. This event in history happened at Corpus Cristi de la Ysleta.

LaSalle established Fort St.Louis 1685

The French colonization of Texas began with Fort Saint Louis in present-day southeastern Texas.It was established in 1685 near Arenosa Creek and Matagorda Bay by explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle.

Founding of San Antonio 1718

After considerable delay, Olivares and Alarcón traveled separately to San Antonio in the spring of 1718. Mission San Antonio de Valero was founded on May 1 and followed four days later by the nearby San Antonio de Béxar Presidio and the civil settlement, Villa de Béxar.

East Texas missions moved to San Antonio 1731

The establishment of the presidio-mission complex atSan Antonio in 1716 by Alonso de Alarcón proved to be a brilliant strategic move on Spain's part. During the 1730s and 1740s, the Spanish mission field spread from east Texas to San Antonio and La Bahia.

Mission San Jose complete 1782

The mission was founded on February 23, 1720, because Mission San Antonio de Valero had become overcrowded shortly after its founding with refugees from the closed East Texas missions. Father Antonio Margil received permission from the governor of Coahuila and Texas, the Marquis de San Miguel de Aguayo, to build a new mission 5 miles (8 km) south of San Antonio de Valero

Father Hidalgos speech 1810

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla. ... Don Miguel Gregorio Antonio IgnacioHidalgo-Costilla y Gallaga Mandarte Villaseñor (8 May 1753 – 30 July 1811), more commonly known as Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla or simply Miguel Hidalgo, was a Mexican Roman Catholic priest and a leader of the Mexican War of Independence.

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