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Unit 2 Exam Review: European Exploration-Anglo American Colonization
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Led expedition in search of the city of Cibola, explored Kansas and most of the Southwestern US.
Spent 6 years trying to return to Mexico (New Spain) after being shipwrecked on the Texas coast, survived and wrote a book about his experience.
Cabeza de Vaca
Discovered the new world
Explored the mouth of the Mississippi River and the land surrounding it. Claimed the land around it for France and named it Louisiana in honor of King Louis XIV.
Drafted the first map of the Texas and US coasts in 1519.
Alvarez de Pineda
Native Americans who kept Cabeza de Vaca as a slave and then he became a trader and healer for them.
The French settlement setup by LaSalle at Matagorda Bay.
Fort St. Louis
Spanish settlements setup to spread the Spanish way of life and Christianity among the Native Americans.
Father of Stephen F. Austin who asked the Spanish government to bring Anglo-American colonist to Spanish Texas.
Businessman who sets up land deals in order to settle Spanish/Mexican Texas.
Father of Texas, carried out his fathers dream to bring Anglo-American colonist to Texas to settle Texas As an empresario.
Stephen F. Austin
4 Geographical Regions of Texas
Mountains and Basins, Great Plains, Central Plains, and the Coastal Plains.
What year did Pineda map the Texas and US coast?
What year did Cabeza de Vaca complete the first documented surgery?
How do we know what Cabeza de Vaca experienced?
He documented his story in a book
What year was Friar Marcos sent to search for the city of Cibola?
What year did Francisco Coronado lead an expedition in search for the city of Cibola?
What were the 7 cities of gold?
The reflection of the sun on adobe houses
When did Moscoso de Alverez take control over Soto's expedition to explore the present day Florida and Southeast US coast?
How did Spain respond when the repeated searches of gold were fruitless?
For almost 150 years they did nothing
What were Spain's three goals in exploring Texas?
(Three G's) Gold, God, and Glory
Besides the prospect of gold, what resources did Texas actually have that encouraged early European settlement?
Discovery of a new world brought new fruits, vegetables, and animals.
What reasons did the French have in trying to colonize in America?
Open trade with the Native Americans
What brought LaSalle to Texas?
Claimed and named Louisiana for France in honor of King Louis XIV
Where did LaSalle land in Texas?
What made it difficult for the Spanish soldiers to find Fort St. Louis?
It had been attacked, raided, and destroyed by the Karankawa indians
Why did the Spanish send colonists to Texas?
They were to establish Missions and Presidios
How did Spain respond to the French settling in Texas?
They sent a small army in search of the French settlement and began establishing Missions
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