12 terms

Texas History Vocabulary 3

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Conquistadores
Spanish soldiers who brought wealth and power for themselves and their country
Friar
a member of the Catholic religious order
Sandbar
a ridge of sand built up by currents in a river or coastal waters
Ravine
narrow steep-sided valley
Mission
Religious settlement
Viceroy
A governor who represents a monrachy
Stockade
An closure of posts made to form a defense
Pueblo
A series of connected flat-roofed buildings
expedition
a journey or voyage taken by a group of people with a particular purpose
Plunder
To steal goods from (a place or person), typically using force
Misfortune
Bad luck
Enclose
surround or close off on all sides.

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