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Colinazation texas

Anglo A white person of European descent
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
Land grant A contract that gives ownership of a plot of land
Massacre A killing of many people
Militias Gruops of citizen soldiers
Pneumonia A serious lung infection that makes it hard to breath
Republic A political system in which people elect representitives 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
Colony A country or area under control of another country ; people living there
Commerce The buying and selling of goods and services
Conquistador A spanish conquerer of the Americas in the sixteenth century
Convert To adopt new religious beliefs
Hostile Very unfriendly
Immigration The act of moving to new country
Mestizos The people of mixed American Indian and European descent living in Mexico
Mission A religious and military outpost established by Spanish during colonization
Missionaries People who share religious faith with other usually in other countries
Presidio A spanished 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
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