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Unit 2

Exploration and Early Colonization of Texas

TermDefinition
conquistador a Spanish explorer who searched for wealth in the Americas​
expedition a journey undertaken by a group of people​
exploration travel undertaken in order to discover new resources​
viceroy Spanish official appointed to rule land claimed by Spain in the New World​
mission a settlement founded to spread Christianity to the people in the area​
presidio a military post or guarded settlement in an area under Spanish control​
colonization state-sponsored settlement of people to new territories​
friar a member of the Catholic Church looking to spread the Gospel to others
missionary a person sent on a religious mission to promote Christianity​
settlement a colony or any small community of people
frontier region marking the farthest edge of settlement by a country or group of people
quarters living accommodations
treaties formal written agreements between countries
territory a piece of land belonging to a group or state​
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