One of the Spanish soldiers who sought riches and power for themselves, and wealth and glory for Spain, in the conquest of the Americas
a ridge of sand built up by currects in a river or coastal waters
A religious settlement
A member of a Catholic religious order
an enclosure of posts made to form a defense
A governor who rules as a representative of a king or sovereign
A Native American village with joined, flat-roofed buildings
A Spanish military outpost
A person of Mexican heritage who considers Texas as home.
Setting something free
A government in which the power lies with the citizens, who vote for people to represent them.
A light light rope used with a running noose to catch livestock or without the noose to tether grazing animals.
A group of advisers
A person of mixed blood, usually Spanish or Native American
An agreement by two or more nations, people, or groups to work together
One district of a country
An individual who carries out rebellious activities in a foreign country
the chief official of a Spanish town