the early colonization of Texas-Jovanna Centeno
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1519

Alonso Álvarez led several expeditions to map the western coastlines of the Gulf of Mexico, from the Yucatán Peninsula to the Pánuco River, just north of Veracruz.

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1537

Álvar Núñez was a spanish explorer of the New World, and one of four survivors of the 1527 Narváez expedition.

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1682

The mission church is known as San Antonio, after their patron saint, and they call the pueblo Ysleta del Sur. 

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1687

40 miles inland from where the French expedition landed on the Texas coast, the site was intended only as a temporary outpost for the colonists while La Salle continued searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River.

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1718

 because that was the feast day of St. Anthony of Padua -- and the day that a Spanish expedition came to the river they called Rio San Antonio.

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1731

The establishment of the presidio-mission complex at San Antonio

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1782

Mission San José shows the visitor how all the missions might have looked over 250 years ago.

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1810

slings and wooden swords against the day when he and other rebels

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1800

 El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail is a National Historic Trail covering the U.S. section of the El Camino Real de Los Tejas



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