TX Hist - Chps 4, 5, and 6 Vocab

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Conquistador

One of the Spanish soldiers who sought riches and power for themselves, and wealth and glory for Spain, in the conquest of the Americas

Sandbar

a ridge of sand built up by currects in a river or coastal waters

Mission

A religious settlement

Friar

A member of a Catholic religious order

Stockade

an enclosure of posts made to form a defense

Viceroy

A governor who rules as a representative of a king or sovereign

Pueblo

A Native American village with joined, flat-roofed buildings

Presidio

A Spanish military outpost

Tejano

A person of Mexican heritage who considers Texas as home.

Liberation

Setting something free

Republic

A government in which the power lies with the citizens, who vote for people to represent them.

Vaquero

A cowhand

Lariat

A light light rope used with a running noose to catch livestock or without the noose to tether grazing animals.

Council

A group of advisers

Mestizo

A person of mixed blood, usually Spanish or Native American

Alliance

An agreement by two or more nations, people, or groups to work together

Province

One district of a country

Filibuster

An individual who carries out rebellious activities in a foreign country

Ayuntamiento

city council

Alcalde

the chief official of a Spanish town

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