Weekly Assignment

Events

mapped Texas coastline

1516

Spanish explorer Alonso Alvarez de Pineda maps Texas coastline.

First Spanish Mission

1682

Corpus Christi de la Isleta established.

Spanish build a presidio

1716

-protects East Texas missions

Rebel Movement against Spanish rule

1812

The Gutierrez-Magee crossed from Louisiana in a rebel movement against the Spanish rule in Texas.

Mexico Encourages Foreign Settlement of Texas

1824

Texas Revolution starts

1832

Texas declares Independence

1836

Battle of San Jacinto

1836

Laredo became a part of Texas

1845

Texas voters approves new state constitution

1869

State constitution is adopted

1876

Texas voters able to elect US Senators

1916

Texas women win the right to vote in primary elections

1918

President John F. Kennedy assassinated in Dallas

1963

Former Texas Governor elected president

2000

George W. Bush elected president.