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absolute chronology A chronology that determines the age of a feature or event in years.
coast the part of the land near the sea; the edge of the land.
conflicting territory claims a disagreement over the possession or control of land between two or more territorial entities.
defining characteristics A property that defines that which possesses it.
eras a long and distinct period of history with a particular feature or characteristic.
exploration the action of traveling in or through an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it.
gold a yellow precious metal used especially in jewelry and decoration and to guarantee the value of currencies.One of the three reasons why the explored Texas
historians an expert in or student of history, especially that of a particular period, geographical region, or social phenomenon.
major eras very important eras like the age of contact.
mapping an operation that associates each element of a given set (the domain) with one or more elements of a second set
relative chronology A chronology that determines the age of a feature or event relative to the age of other features or events
Settlement a place, typically one that has hitherto been uninhabited, where people establish a community.
1519 during 1519 Alonso Álvarez de Pineda explored north america
Era: Age of Contact The wave of exploration that began with Columbus' voyage in 1492 didn't take long to reach the land that is now Texas. Spain's conquest of the Americas began on a series of islands in what is now the Caribbean Sea.
Alonso Álvarez de Pineda he was a Spanish Conquistador and cartographer who was first in Texas history.
Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca was a Spanish explorer of the New World, and one of four survivors of the 1527 Narváez expedition.
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