official who served as mayor, sheriff, and judge in Spanish settlements in Texas
military bases in Spanish colonial America
San Antonio de Valero
mission built on the San Antonio River
El Camino Real
"Royal Road" that led from East Texas missions to Mexico City
Fort St. Louis
settlement built by members of the La Salle expedition
San Francisco de los Tejas
mission built by the Spanish in East Texas that ended in failure
name used for Hasinai Indians
mission and presidio built by Aguayo near Matagorda Bay
Why was La Salle's colony a secret?
they were afraid of the Spanish reaction to the proximity of a French site so close to Texas
expansion of an ongoing conflict between France and Spain in Texas
priest who wanted to build missions in East Texas
Where was La Salle going to build his colony?
Mouth of the Mississippi River
forced settlers out of New Mexico
governing council of a Spanish settlement in Texas
What was the first civil organized government in Texas?
mission led by the governor of Coahuila to reoccupy the missions in East Texas after the Chicken War
Why did the Pueblo Revolt occur?
Spanish had tried to force the indians to give up their spiritual beilefs.
Why was the mission at La Bahia built?
to convert the Karankawa Indians
What did the missionaries eat every day in the mission?
East Texas became important to the Spanish after which country started to explore the area?
What were the three European countries exploring in North America?
Spain, France, and England
The best missions in Texas were built where?
What tribe did the settlers at Fort St. Louis fight against?
What the economy of the missions?
Farming and ranching
Where did the Spanish flee to after they burnt down San Francisco de los Tejas?
Who owned the ranchos?
Some ranchos were privately owned, but many belonged to the missions.
The presence of presidios was what?
to smooth the relations between Indians and missionaries.
Who built San Fernando de Bexar?
families from the Canary Islands
Were presidio soldiers paid very much?