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3.1, 3.2, 3.3 vocab.

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

Mission Native American territory designed to convert Christinanity to Native Americans.
Presidio A Spanish fort that protects a mission
Catechism A set of questions answers about catholic beliefs
Epidemic The rapid spread of diseases in a short time
Cede To formally give up ownership of something
Transform To change in character or condition
Establish To settle; to make towns, communities and homesteads in an area
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 on war on a country
Benefit Something that is good for a person
Philip Nolan A horse trader claimed he was gonna capture and train wild horses
James Wilkerson A general in the US army hired as a double agent
Natural Ground Agreement Agreement between Spain and US that no soldiers would watch land
Class Social rank, wealthy, poor, middle class
Peninsulares Wealthy, Spanish born, upper class people
Criollos Born in new Spain to Spanish parents
Mestizos Born to one Spanish parent and one Native American parent
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla A priest from New Spain
Jose Bernardo Guterrez de Lara A Mexican rebel
Battle of Medina Bloodiest battle fought on TX soil
James Long Organized a group of filibustering in 1819 led another group of TX
Eventually Some time later: in the end
Pirate A person who steals from ships on sea
Republic A nation in which votes elect representives to make laws
Monarchist In the early 1800's in New Spain, a person who want to keep his or her high social status and traditions and wanted to limit changes and keep the old ways
Occupied To take over or rule a country
Augustine de Iturbide The leader of the monarchist
Achieve Collections of important public documents, such as conditions and other public record
Anti-Monarchist In the early 1800's of New Spain, a person who was committed to liberty and equality and who favored revoluntionary changes in government and in the traditional social order
Plan of Iguala Compromise between Penisulares and criollos
Treaty of Cordoba This marked the beginning of Mexico's independence from Spain, Now TX; would be ruled by new Mexican government
San Antonio Named after missionary Antonio- Tx most important mission town
La Bahia Now called Goliad, TX one of the last mission- presidios
Nacogdoches One of the original Spanish settlement in TX
Abdicate No longer being in charged of leading
Erasmo Seguin A settle of San Antonio was named Erasmo Seguin
Coahuila and Texas Erasmo Seguin represented Coahulia and Texas to the Mexican Congress
Empresario The Spanish word for " Contractor", a person who puts together businesses deals
Title 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 TX
Sitio A Spanish unit of measure representing 4,428 acres of land
Speculator People who buy large areas of land and try to sell the land bit by bit to others
Stephen F. Austin "The father of Texas"-son of Moses, carried out his fathers dream and is credited with populating TX with settlers
Agriculture The work of preparing soil, producing crops, raising livestock
Collapse To break down or fail completely
Militia A group of armed citizens that served as soldiers during an emergency
Grant A possession, such as land, legally given to someone for free or for very little money
Partnership Associations of 2 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 land
Republic of Fredonia Haden Edwards failed attempt to free TX for Mexico
Census An official count on the population of the region
Tejano People with Mexican ancestry that lived in Texas
Martin de leon The only Mexican empresario that bought Mexican settlers to TX
Green Dewitt A Texan empresario that bought 400 families to TX
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 the people take an active role in making laws and decisions
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