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SS Age of Contact

absolute chronology A chronology that determines the age of an event in years.
coast The part of the land near the sea.
conflicting territorial claims Disagreement over the possession or control of land between between two or more territories.
defining State or describe something.
characteristics A feature from a specific person.
eras Age of contact
exploration Traveling through an unknown land.
gold Explorers wanted a direct route to the trade good of Asia to cut out the Italians and Muslims and reap great profits for themselves.
historians An expert in the study of history.
major eras 1492-End of Reconquista 1492-Columbus first voyage 1519-De Pineda draws and creates a Map of the Gulf of Mexico 1528-De Vaca shipwrecks in Texas.
mapping Making a map of an area.
relative chronology A chronology that determines the age of a historical event relative to the age of other events.
settlement A place where people stablish a community.
1519 De pineda explores Gulf coast of Texas
De pineda Of the first European explorers to arrive to Texas to claim it for Spain.
De vaca Famous spanish explorer
Age of contact The era when Spanish and French discovery of Texas took place.
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