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From what country did the U. S. purchase the Louisiana Territory(1803)?
San Antonio
capital of Texas at the of Spanish rule
What was the negative result of these differences?
Americans- wanted leaders in the new government to be elected(as in the U.S.), were hoping for a democratic system(a big change from the government of New Spain), wanted Texas to be an independent country or to be a part of the U.S. Mexicans-wanted leaders in the new government to be appointed(as in New Spain),really weren`t seeking change in the government style; they just wanted to replace Spanish rule with their own leaders, wanted Texas to remain a part of Mexico
What wer the differences of opinions between the Mexicans and Anglos in the Republican Army of the North?
Republican Army of the North was made up of Americans and Mexicans, trying to overthrow Spanish rule in Texas and Mexico. Mexicans commanded by Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara. Americans commanded by Augustus Magee until he died, and then by Samuel Kemper
Why was the fort and settlement built by Charles Francois Lallemand abandoned?
they were ordered to leave
Who made cattle drives from South Texas to Louisiana?
Spanish vaqueros
Bernardo Gutierrez de Lara
wanted to free Texas from Spanish rule
What was the main cause of failure for Hidalgo's independence movement?
Mexico City was not captured
An early Texas settlment that became a ranching center was .............
Antonio Martinez
last Spanish governor of Texas
Why did U. S. President James Madison pardon Jean Lafitte?
He had aided the U. S. army previously
Gil Ybarbo
East Texan leader forced to move to San Antonio
What features of daily life in Texas are part of the Spanish legacy?
Spanish names on streets, rivers and other geographic features; Spanish ranching system;architecture
Why were the colonists at Nacogdoches free to develop a way of life different than the other Spanish settlements?
they were isolated from other parts of New Spain
Louis-Michel Aury
French pirate who aided the Texas revolutionaries
Father Hidalgo
led the independence movement in Mexico
a person who captures and sells wild horses
Sabine River
The U. S. boundary between Spanish Texas and Louisiana after 1819
Calcasieu River
claimed by Spain as the eastern boundary of Texas before 1819
What did Spanish authorities beleive the American filibusters were trying to do?
gain control of Texas
El Camino Real
Royal Highway across East and Central Texas
The Treaty of Paris (1763) gave to Great Britain, Canada, and all French land east of the ...........
Mississippi River
The new culture of Texas settlers who adopted Spanish customs to frontier conditions is called ..................
What became the boundary between Spanish and English territory after the French and Indian War?
The Mississippi River
At San Antonio in 1817, tcivilians had no extra...........
Why didm Marques de Rubi suggest that Spain abandon most of its Texas missions?
Spain could not afford to maintain the missions
What did the leaders of the Republican Army declare after capturing San Antonio in 1813?
They declared Texas was free and independent