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3.1, 3.2, 3.3 vocab

mission A settlement set up in American Indian territory to spread Christianity.
presidio Forts that offered safety from unfriendly American Indians.
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 in character or condition.
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 that claimed he was there to capture and trade horses, or mustangs.
James Wilkinson Spanish general
natural ground agreement agreement between Spain and U.S. that no solder would occupy this land.
class social rank
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 Hidalgo y Costilla he wanted to end the power of the Peninsulares.
Jose Bernardo Guterrez de Lara gathered an army of men from the U.S.
battle of medina the bloodiest battle ever fought on Texas soil.
James long organized a group for a filibustering trip.
eventually sometime later, in the end
pirate a person who steals from ships on the sea.
Republic citizens elect represenatives to make laws.
occupied to take over or rule another country.
monarchist clung to their high social status and traditions.
Augustine de Iturbide the leader of the Monarchists.
achieve to do or accomplish.
anti-monarchists deeply committed to both liberty and equality.
plan of iguala stated that Mexico would become an independent nation.
treaty of Cordoba made the nation of Mexico official.
San Antonio named after missionary Antonio.
La Bahia now called Goliad.
Nacogdoches one of the 3 original Spanish settlements in Tx.
abdicate forced to give up a position of power.
Erasmo Seguin represented Coahuila and Tx to the Mexican Congress.
Coahuila and Tx the merge of Coahuila and Tx 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 start of U.S. settlers in Tx.
Moses Austin an American business man that hoped to make a living off of bringing settlers to Texas.
sitio 4,428 acres.
speculator someone who buys a large area of land.
Stephen F. Austin the father of Texas.
agriculture the work of preparing soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
collapse to break down or fail completely.
militia a group of armed citizens who serve as soldiers during an emergency.
grant a possession legally given to someone for free or very little money.
partnership an association of two 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 in the armed forces.
self-government believed in taking an active role in making laws and decisions.
colonization the action and process of claiming, settling, and establishing control over an area and developing towns, schools, churches, and businesses.
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