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Exploration of Texas

Absolute Chronology A chronology that determines the age of a feature or event in years, Ex: 1982, 2020
Coast Land near the shore or sea
Conflicting territorial 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 periods of time in history
Exploration Traveling in or through an unfamiliar area
Gold A yellow precious metal
Historians A person who studies history and writes about the past
Major eras Important span of time in history, Ex: Age of Contact in Texas 1519-1689
Mapping Making a map and/or charting the land
Relative Chronology A chronology that determines the age of a feature or event relative to the age of other features or events, Ex: younger than, older than
Settlement a place where a colony or any small community of people live
1519 Alonso Alvarez de Pineda was the first known European to explore and map the Texas coastline
Era: Age of Contact The era when Spanish and French discovery of Texas took place
France and Spain, Spanish, Alonso Álvarez de Pineda, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
Created by: Jay278
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