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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 territory designed to convert native americans to christianity
presidio a spanish fort built to protect a mission
catechism a set of questions and answers about catholic beliefs
epidemic the rapid spread of disease in a short period of 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 of 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 claims to capture and trade wild horses for thye spanish government
James Wilkinson Led a group to texas in the late 1800's
Natural Ground Agreement Agreement between soain and the U.S. that no shouldier would occupy their land
Class social rank
peninsulares Born in spain, had best jobs, wealthy
criollos Born in spain, 2nd class
mestizos born to 1 spanish parent, 1 native american parent
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla A new spain priest from Dolores
Jose bernardo guterrez de lara Helped Magee invade Texas
battle of medina The battle that spanish general Joaquin de arrenado defeated toledos army
JAmes long In june 1819, He led a group that eventually pushed into Texas
Eventually Some time later; in the end
Pirate a person who steals from ships on sea
republic a nation in which voters elect representatives to make laws
Occupied to take over or rule another country
monarchist In the early 1800's in new spain a person who wanted to keep his or her social status and traditions and wanted tp limit changes and keep the old ways
Iturbide the leader of the monarchists that wrote the Plan of Iguala
achieve to do or accomplish
Anti-monarchist in the early 1800's in new spain a person who was committed to liberty and equality and who favored revolutionary changes in government and in traditional social order
Plan of Iguala stated that mexico would become an independent nation
Treaty of Cordoba Spain agreed to accept the terms of the Plan of Iguala and to withdraw troops from Mexico
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 3 original settlements in tx.
abdicate forced to give up a position of power
Erasmo Seguin a settler that represented Coahuila and Texas to the Mexican Congress
Coahuila & Texas The merge of Coahuila and Texas to maintain Spanish rule
Empresario The spanish word for contractor a person who puts together business deals
Title the legal right to own a piece of property
pecan point The satrtof U.S. settlers
moses austin an american buisness man that hoper to make a living off of bringing settlers to texas
sitio a spanish unit of measure representing 4428 acres of land
speculator people who buy large areas of land and sell them bit by bit
stephen f. austin "the father of texas"-son of moses-carried out his fathers dream & is credited with populating texas with settlers
agriculture The work of preparing the soil
collapse to break down or completely fail
militia a group of armed citizens
grant a possesion such as land legally given to someone for free or very little money
partnership associations of two or more people in a business venture
san felipe de austin the main town of austins colony where he did all his business
conduct to direct or lead
republic of fredonia haden edwards failed attempt to free texas from mexico
census an official count or population of a region
tejano people with mexican ancestry that live in texas
Martin de leon the only mexican empresario that brought mexican settlers to texas
green dewitt a texan empresario that brought 400 familys to texas
minister a person sent to another country to represent their home country to the government
civilians people who are not in the armed forces
self government a government in which people take an active roll in making laws and decisions
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