Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Colonization

TermDefinition
Anglo a white person of European descent
colony a country or area under the control of another country; a group of people living there
constitution a written statement outlining the basic laws for a state or country
empresario a person given a land grant by the Mexican government to make a settlement and recruit people to live there
immigration the act of moving to a new country
land grant a contract that gives ownership of a plot of land
massacre a killing of many people
militias groups of citizen soldiers
pneumonia a serious lung infection that makes it hard to breathe
republic a political system in which people elect representatives to make laws for them
revolution an act of overthrowing and replacing one government with another
Tejano a Mexican-born Texan
Texians people living in Mexican Texas between 1821 and 1836
commerce the buying and selling of goods and services
conquistador a Spanish conqueror of the Americas in the sixteenth century
convert to adopt new religious beliefs
hostile very unfriendly
meztizos people of mixed American Indian and European descent living in Mexico
mission a religious and military outpost established by the Spanish during colonization
missionaries people who share their religious faith with others ,usually in other countries
presidio a Spanish fort staffed by soldiers
squatters people who settle on land without rights or titles
Western Hemisphere the part of the world that includes the continents of North and South America
Created by: 142270
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards