Exploration and early Colonization by baby baffert

the category is Exploration and early Colonization of Texas.

Timeline Banner
Picture
before 1500

Timeline Image

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.

Picture
1519

Timeline Image

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. 

Picture
1537

Timeline Image

march 17 French troops invade Flanders

Picture
1682

Timeline Image

In April 1682, French nobleman René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle had claimed the entire Mississippi River Valley for France. 

Picture
1685

Timeline Image

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.

Picture
1718

Timeline Image

The Mission San Antonio de Valero (the Alamo) had began.

Picture
1731

Timeline Image

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. 

Picture
1782

Timeline Image

January 7 1st US commercial bank, Bank of North America, opens in Philadelphia.

Picture
1810

Timeline Image

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.

Picture
8 August 1812

Timeline Image

About 130 men, the Gutierrez-Magee journey crossed the Sabine from Louisiana in a movement against Spanish rule in Texas.

Picture
1870

Timeline Image

Texas fully joined again in the United States in 1870.

Picture
1876

Timeline Image

A new state constitution approved in 1876.



User Comments

Leave comments to discuss this timeline with the community.