A Spanish Religious outpost
the land or territory that forms the furthest extent of a country's settled or inhabited regions.
a member of a catholic religious order
a long rope or line of hide or other material with a running noose at one end, used for roping horses, cattle, etc.
an establishment maintained for raising livestock under range conditions.
the cheif official of a spanish town
a city council
a group of advisors
a person of mixed blood, usually Spanish and Native American
one district of a country
A cowhand (cowboy)
Mission Corpus Christi de la Ysleta
The first permanent European settelment in Texas near present-day El Paso
Mission San Francisco de los Tejas
First Spanish mission in EAST Texas. Its name comes from the Hasinai word meaning "friend".
Father Damian Massanet
Friar who established Mission San Fransico de los Tejas
French trading post in Louisiana established by St. Denis
Mission San Juan Bautista
"Mother of Texas Missions," located on the Rio Grande near present-day Eagle Pass
Presidio San Antonio de Bexar
Established as a mid-way point to serve East Texas Settlements
Mission San Antonio de Valero
This mission housed the chapel known as the Alamo
Presidio Los Adaes
Presidio built in response to French intrusion in Texas
Mission La Bahia
Mission built by Aguayo near the ruins of Fort St. Louis
Mission San Saba
Mission built as a request from the Apaches who used it for protection.
They ultimately rejected mission life
How did the Tejas ultimately react to mission life?
To keep the French from settling in Texas
Why did the Spanish begin to settle in EAST Texas?
San Antonio, Goliad, Los Adaes and Nacogdoces
Name four important Spanish settlements in Texas in the 1700s.
Because of isolation and raids
Name two reasons why missions in West Texas failed.
They were unaccustomed to settled life
Why did natives refuse to stay at the missions?
Farmed and cared for their families
Besides protecting the missions and settlements what else did soldiers do?