Early Texas colonization 🌵

colonization that took place from 1821 through 1835.

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spanish exploration 🇲🇱

Spanish explorer Alonso Alvarez de Pineda maps the Texas coastline. Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and crew are shipwrecked near Galveston and begin exploration. Francisco Vázquez de Coronado crosses part of the Texas Panhandle in search of Gran Quivir. This took place in October 12, 1942.

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🇵🇫french exploration 🇬🇫

The tides of the conflict began to shift in favor of the French in the 15th century. Joan of Arc led her countrymen to a stirring victory at Orléans in 1429. By 1453, the English presence was reduced to the single city of Calais on the English Channel across from Dover.

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cabeza de vaca

he was appointed second in command of an expedition headed up by Panfilo de Narváez, who wanted to claim the territory from Florida to Mexico for Spain.

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la salle

He explored the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada, the Mississippi River, and the Gulf of Mexico. Wikipedia.March 19, 1687, Huntsville, TX

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fort st louis

he 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. 

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pineda mapping texas

he history of the Philippines from 1521 to 1898, also known as the Spanish Colonial Times, begins with the arrival in 1521 of European explorer Ferdinand Magellan sailing for Spain, which heralded the period when the Philippines was acolony of the Spanish Empire, and ends with the outbreak of the Spanish–American War

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spanish conquistador

After Columbus brought news of the new world to Europe many people went to the new world in search of land and riches. The Spanish Conquistadors were some of the first men to travel to the new world. They got their name from being both conquerors and explorers. They were mostly in search of gold and treasure.

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roman catholic reigion

By the Treaty of Tordesillas, the two powers divided the world between them into exclusive spheres of influence, trade and colonization. The Roman Catholic world order was challenged by the Netherlands and England. ... Portugal's and Spain'scolonial policies were also challenged by the Roman Catholic Church itself.

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missions and presidios

The Spanish Colonial era in Texas began with a system of missions and presidios, designed to spread Christianity and to establish control over the region. ...Presidios were the missions' secular counterpart. The earliest were small garrisons of Spanish soldiers who protected travel along roadways.

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canary islanders

 took place between 1402 and 1496. It can be divided into two periods: the Conquista señorial, carried out by Castilian nobility in exchange for a covenant of allegiance with the crown, and the Conquista realenga, carried out by the Spanish crown itself, during the reign of the Catholic Monarchs.

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founding of San antonio

The "Villa de Bejar" was founded by Spanish explorers on May 5th, 1718, by then Govenor Martin Alarcon, at the headwaters of the San Pedro Creek. ... A trading post was also established near the presidio and the town developed as the capital of Tejas, a province of colonial Spain.

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camino reale

e old Spanish road called the Camino Real has had many names since it first entered Texas in the late 17th century. 



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