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chapter 3 vocab

mission a settlement in native american territory designed to convert native americans to christanity
catechism a spanish fort that protects a mission
epidemic the rapid spread of a disease in a short time
cede to formaly give up owner ship of something.
transform to change in character or condition
establish to settle tp make towns communities and home steads in an area
friar started mission members of church clergy. like a priest or pastor.
factor part of what creates a result ; piece or contribute
fillibuster a person who wages an unoffical war
benefit something that is good for a person
philip nolan went to tx to trade wild horses and mustangs
james wilkinson hired to take kentucy and loisiana from the us
natural ground agreement area of land that no spanish or us troups could occupy
class your social rank
peninsulars highest class in society
criollos the scond highest class in society
mestizos born to one indian and one spanis parent
miguel hidalgo y costilla protested aginst social classes in spain
battle of medina the bloodest battle ever fought on tx soil
james long orginized a group for a fillibuster trip
eventully some time later; in the end
pirate a person who steals from ships on sea
republic a nation in which voters elect there rulers
occupied to take over or rule another country
monarchist a person who wanted to keep their social rank
augustine de iturbide the leader of monarchists
achieve to acomplish something
anti monarchist commited in both liberty and equalty
plan of iguala a plan for mexico to be a independent country
treaty of cordoba mexicos independence from spain
san antoino named after antonio
la bahia now called goliad tx one of the least mission-presitios
nacogdoches one of the 3 origanl spanish settlement in tx
coahulia and texas the merge of coahulia and texas to maintain spanish rule
pecan point the start of u.s. settlers in tx
moses austin an american busines man
sitio 4428 acres
speculator people who buy large lands and try to sell it by bit to people
stephen f austin father of texas
agricultar the work or preparing the soil ,producing crops and raising live stock
collapse to break down or fail completly
milita a group of armed citizens who serve as soilders during an emergancy
grant a posesion ,such as land leglly given to someon
partnership association of two or more people
felipe de austine the main town of austine colony where he did all buisnes
conduct to direct or lead
rebublic of fredonia haden edwards failed atempt to free texas
census an ofical count of the population of a region
tejano people with mecican ancestery that lived in texas
martin de leon the only mexican empire that brought mexican settlers to tezas
green dewitt a texan empressaric that brought 400 familes to texas
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