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chapter 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 Christonanity
presidio A presidio protected a mission
catechism A set of questions and answers about catholic beilefs
epidemic The rapid spread of a disease in a short time
cede To formally give up ownership of something
transform to change in character or condition
establish to settle
friar Started missions ; members of church clergy. like a priest or pastor.
factor part of what creates a result; piece of contribution
filibuster a person who wages an uniffle war in a country
benifit something that is good for a person
philip nolan a nores trader
James Wilkinson a general in the us army
natural ground agreement area of land that no spanish or us troops could occupy
class social rank
peninsulares spanish born in, high class
criollos born in spain with spanish parents, second class
mestizos born to one spanish parent and one native American parent
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla he wrote the cry of Dolores to end the power of Peninsualares
Jose Bernardo Guterrez de Lara He intruded texas. Gathered an army of men from the us
battle of Medina bloodiest ever fought on Texas soil
James long He organized a group for a flibustering trip
eventually some time later; in the end
pirate a person who steals from ships on the sea
republic A nation in which voters elect representatives to more laws
occupied to take over or rule another country
monarchist in the early 1800s in new spain. A person who wanted to keep his or her high social status and traditons and worked to limit changes and keep the old way
Augustine de Iturbide the leader of the monarchists
achieve to do or acomplish
anti-monarchist As an anti-monarchist deeply commited to both liberty and equality
plan of Iguala the plan that Mexico would become an independant nation
treaty of Cordoba Spain agreed to accept the terms of the plan of Iguala
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 Spanish settlements in Texas
abdicate forced to give up a position of power
Erasmo Seguin named by San Antonio
Coahuila & Texas the merge of Coahuila & Tx. 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 Texas
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