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3.1, 3.2, 3.3 vocab.

Mission A settlement in Native American territory designed to convert Native Americans to Christianity.
Presidio A Spanish fort that protected a mission.
Catechism A set of questions and answers about Catholic beliefs.
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; 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 an official war.
Benefit Something that is good for a person.
Philip Nolan A horse trader.
James Wilkinson A general in the U.S. Army.
Neutral Ground Agreement An agreement between U.S. and Spain, so that no one would occupy the land.
Class Social rank.
Peninsulares People who occupied the highest class in society.
Criollos People born in 2nd highest class in America.
Mestizos People born in the bottom heritage mixed of Spanish and Americans.
Jose Bernard Guterrez de Lara Mexican rebel who decided to invade Tx.
Battle of Melinda The bloodiest battle ever fought on Texas soil.
James Long He organized a group for a filibustering trip.
Eventually Some time later; in the end.
Pirate A person who steals from ships on the sea.
San Antonio Named after missionary Antonio- Texas's most important mission town.
Lah Bahia Now called Goliad Texas, one of the last mission- presidios.
Nacogdoches One of the three original Spanish settlements in Tx.
Abdicate Forced to give up a position of power.
Erasmo Seguin His service as Texas representative to the congress that wrote the Constitution of 1824.
Coahuila and Texas The merge of Coahuila and Texas to maintain Spanish rule.
Empresario A land agent or land contractor
Title The legal right to own a piece of property.
Pecan Point The Start of U.S. settlers in Tx.
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 high social status and traditions and wanted to limit changes and keep the old ways.
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 traditional special order.
Achieve To do or accomplish.
Augustine de Iturbide Leader of the monarchist that wrote Plan of Iguala.
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 withdraw troops from Mexico.
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