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Ch 3 vocab

3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4,3.5,3.6 vocab.

Mission A settlement in Native American Indian territory designed to convert Native Americans to Christianity.
Presidio A Spanish fort that protects the mission.
Catechism A set of questions and answers about catholic beliefs
Epidemic The rapid spread of disease in a short time.
Cede To formally 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; piece or contribution.
Filibuster A person who wages an unofficial war on a country.
Benefit Something that is good for a person
Philip Nolan A horse trader who claimed he was there to capture and trade wild horses.
James Wilkinson A U.S general, and a double agent.
Neutral Ground Agreement Agreement between Spain and U.S that no soldier would occupy this land.
Class social rank.
Peninsulares Born in Spain, best jobs, and wealthy.
Criollos Born in New Spain, second class.
Mestizos Born to one Spanish parent and one Native Indian parent.
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Priest who wanted all social classes to ne treated equally.
Jose Bernardo Guterrez de Zara A Mexican rebel that invaded Texas.
Battle of Medina The bloodiest battle ever fought on Texas soil.
James Long A man who organized a filibustering trip because the U.S gave away Texas.
Eventually Sometime later; in the end.
Pirate A person who steals from ships on the sea.
Republic A nation which voters elect representatives to make laws.
Occupied To take over or rule another country.
Monarchist A person who wanted to keep his/her social status and limit changes.
Augustine de Iturbide Leader of the monarchist that wrote the Plan of Iguala.
Achieve To do or accomplish.
Anti-Monarchist A person whom was committed to liberty and equality.
Plan of Iguala Plan that was wrote by the leader of the monarchist Iturbide to abdicate king Ferdinand.
Treaty of Cordoba Treaty which freed TX from Spain and Mexico claimed TX after.
San Antonio Named after missionary Antonio-Texas most important mission town.
La Bahia Now called Goliad, TX. One of the last mission Presidios.
Nacogdoches One of the three original Spanish settlements in TX.
Abdicate Forced to give up a position of power.
Erasmo Seguin Representative of the Mexican congress who represented TX & Coahuila
Coahuila & Texas The merge of Coahuila and TX to maintain Spanish rule.
Empresario The Spanish.
Title The legal right to own a piece of property
Pecan Point The start of U.S setters in T.X.
Moses Austin An American business man that hoped to make a living off of bringing settlers to Texas.
Sitio A Spanish unit of measure representing 41428 acres of land.
Speculator Persons who buy large areas of land and try to sell it to people to make profit.
Stephen F. Austin "The Father of Texas"-son of Moses-carried out his father's dream & is credited with populating Texas with settlers.
Agriculture The work of preparing soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
Collapse To break down of fail.
Militia A group of armed citizens who serve as soldiers during an emergency.
Grant A possession, such as land, legally given to someone for free or little money.
Partnership Associations of tow or more people in a business venture.
San Felipe de Austin The main town of Austin's colony where he did all his business.
Conduct To direct or lead.
Republic of Fredonia Haden Edward's failed attempt to free Texas from Mexico.
Census An official count of the population of a region.
Tejano People with Mexican ancestry that lived in Texas.
Martin de Leon The only Mexican Empressario that brought Mexican settlers to Texas.
Green Dewitt A Texan empressario that brought 400 families to Texas.
Minister A person sent to another country to represent their home country to the government.
Civilians People who are not armed forces.
Self-government A government in which the people take an active role in making laws and decisions.
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