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TX settlers/Austin

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TermDefinition
mestizos people of mixed American Indian and European descent living in Mexico
masssacre a killing of many people
anglo a white person of European decent
pneumonia a serious lung infection that makes it hard to breath
mission a religious and military outpost established by the Spanish during colonization
presidio a Spanish fort staffed by soldiers
hostiles very unfreindly
convert to adopt new religious belifes
tejano a Mexican born Texan
Texians people living in Mexican Texas between 1821 and 1836
land grant a contract that gives ownership of a plot of land
constitution a written statement outlining the basic laws for a state or country
commerce the buying and selling of goods and services
squatters people who settle on land without rights or titles
missoinaries people who share their religious faith with others.
western hemisphere the part of the world that includes the continents of North and South Amarica
colony a country or area under the control of another country;a group of people living there
conquistador a Spanish conqueror of the Americas in the sixteenth century
empresarious people given land grants by the Mexican government to make a settlement and recruit people to live there
militias groups of citizen soliders
rebublic a political system in which people elect representatives to make laws for them
revoloution an act of overthrowing and replacing one government with another
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