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Where did Christopher Columbus explore?
areas around Cuba, Hispaniola, Guadulupe, Dominicia, and Jamaica
Where did Alonso Alvarez de Pineda explore?
Gulf Coast
Where did Hernan Cortez explore?
Tenochtitlan, Mexico
Where did Coronado explore?
Haikuh, Tiguex, Palo Duro Canyon, Quivica. Started on West side of Mexico up to areas northwest of Texas
Where did Moscoso explore?
Mississippi River and east Texas
Where did La Salle explore?
Galveston Bay, Garcitas Creek, Matagorda Bay
What is the definition of "physical geography?"
the physical features of the earth's surface
What are examples of "human characteristics of places?"
-language
-religion
-political systems
-economic systems
-population distribution
What are examples of "physical characteristics of places?"
-landforms and soils
-bodies and sources of water
-vegetation
-climate
What were the requirements of the citizens of Austin's orginal colony?
HAD TO BE CATHOLIC and PLEDGE THEIR LOYALTY TO SPAIN
Describe Philip Nolan's filibuster.
-First filibuster in Texas
-Led men to capture wild horses
-Late 1700s
-In 1801, Spanish soldiers found him and his group in Texas. A fight followed, and he and one other man were killed.
-The other men were taken to a Mexican prison