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chapter 3 vocab

3.1, 3.2, 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6

mission a settlement in Native American territory designed to convert Native Americans to christinaty
presidio a Spanish fort that protects a mission
catechism a set of questions and answers about catholic beliefs
epidemic the rapid spread of disease in a short time
cede to form give up ownership of something
transform to change
establish to settle
friar members of the clergy who belong to religious groups called orders
factor part of what creates a result and piece or contribution
filibuster person who wages an unoffical war on a country
benefit something that is good for a person
Philip Nolan a horse trader
james Wilkinson a general who was hired as a double agent
Natural ground Agreement agreement between Spain and the U.S that no soldier would occupy this land
class social range
Peninsulares born in Spain, best jobs, wealthy
Criollos Born in new Spain to spanish parents, second class
Mestizos born to one Spanish parent and one Native American parent
Miguel Hidgalo y Costilla a preist who wanted to end the power of the Peninsulares
Jose Bernardo Guterrez de Lara a Mexican rebel
Battle of Medina the bloodiest battle ever fought on Texas soil filibustering trip
james long A doctor who organized who organized a group
eventually sometime later in the end
pirate a person who steals from ships on the sea
San Antonio named after missing Antonio Texas most important mission fort
La Bahia now called gailod Texas one of the last mission presidios
Nacogdoches one of the 3 origanal spanish settlements Texas
Abdicate to resign
Ersasmo Seguin a settler of San Antonio
Coahulia and Texas the merge of columbia and Texas to mantain spanish rule
Empresario They are responsible for settling Texas
Title the legal right to won a piece of propaty
Pecan point a bap
Moses Austin an American business man that hoped to make a living off of bringing Settlers of Texas
sitio A spanish unit of measure represnting 4,428 acres of land
Speculator People who buy large acres of land and try to sell the land bit by bit to others
Stephen F. Austin the Father of Texas son of moses that hoped to make a living off to bring settlers
Agriculture the work of preparing the the soil, producing crops and rasing livestock
Collaspe to break down or fail complety
militia a group of armed citizens who serve as soldiers during an emergancy
grant a passseboy, such as land, legally given to someone for free or not alot of money
partnership associations of two or more people in a business venture
San Felipe De Austin the main tower at Austin colney
conduct to direct or land
Republic of Fredonia haoleas coloroed failed attempt to free Texas from Mexico
census an offical count of the population of a region
tejano people who have Mexican blood but live in the U.S
Martin de Leon the only Mexican empressaria that brought mexican Settlers to Texas
green dewitt A Texan empressaria that brought 400 familes to Texas
minister a person sent to another country to represent their home country to the government
civillans people who are not in the armed force
self-government A government in which the people take and active role in making and decisions
tactics an action or strategy carefully planned to achieve a specific end
influences the ability to have an effect on the development
parishioner a person that lives in a particular parish country and is a member of the area
rivals two or more people in a lasting competitive relationship
compromise an agreement made by both parties agreeing to give up or change their demands or stipulations in order to both agree
suited what is right or appropriate for a person or situation
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