the category is Exploration and early Colonization of Texas.
Before the arrival of the first European explorers, many tribes of the Indians of Texas take over the region between the Rio Grande to the south and the Red River to the north.
Sailing from a base in Jamaica, Alonso Alvarez de Pineda, a Spanish adventurer, was the first known European to explore and map the Texas coastline.
march 17 French troops invade Flanders
In April 1682, French nobleman René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle had claimed the entire Mississippi River Valley for France.
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.
The Mission San Antonio de Valero (the Alamo) had began.
The town grew out of San Antonio de Béxar Presidio, began in 1718, and the villa of San Fernando de Béxar, chartered by Canary Islanders in 1731.
January 7 1st US commercial bank, Bank of North America, opens in Philadelphia.
During the Mexican War of Independence from 1810–1821, Texas experienced a lot of problems. Spain was forced to give up its control of New Spain in 1821.
About 130 men, the Gutierrez-Magee journey crossed the Sabine from Louisiana in a movement against Spanish rule in Texas.
Texas fully joined again in the United States in 1870.
A new state constitution approved in 1876.
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