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Texas history project
8 Oct 2017
Spanish rule extended to Guatemala and Honduras.
Francico De Montejo took control of the conquest in the region.
Álvar Núñez Cabeza De Vaca spent 8 years making his way to Mexico before reaching spanish settlements
1530-1536 Pacific coasts were conquered by Nuño De Guzmán.
1540-1542 Francisco Vázquez De Coronado led expedition to search for mythical kingdoms.
Indians of Jalisco rebelled after hard fighting in the Mixton war.
Spanish in control of northern end of penisula too.
Spanish moved and found valuable silver mines.
Selttlement made in Florida.
Juan de Oñate began quest of New Mexico.
Pueblo indians rebelled.
Pueblo indians reconquered.
1701-17013 The house of Bourbon replaced Habsburgs on Spanish throne.
Reform undertaken by Charles 3rd
Napoleon 1st occupied Spain, imprisoned king Ferdinand Vll and placed his own brother Joseph Bonaparte on Spanish throne.
Hidalgo issued the call end of rule by Spanish penisulars.
September 28 Hildago captured granery and lost control of rebel army
January 18-March 19 Royalist defeated and captured Hidalgo with other major leaders.
Hidalgo was executed.
Cortes to rule and he promulgated a constitution in kings name.
Morelos called constitnent congresses at Chipancingo.
Constiuent congresses issued formal declaration of independance.
Ferinard Vll returned involuntary exile he wanted to nullify 1812 constitution.
Morloes was shot as heretic and a revolutionary.
Northern boundary New Spain largly interminate until Adams-Unis treaty which United States reconized spanish sovereinty or Texas, New mexico, and California.
Rebellion forced Ferdinad Vll to reinstake liberal constitutuion.
Issued Iguala plan, a document saying Mexico was to be independance.
Aug 24 O'Donojú felt compelled to sign treaty of Cordaba.
Aug 24 Spanish crown rejected O'Dongús recongnian of Mexican Independance.
May 18 Military groups proclaimed interbide emereor Agustín I.
July 21 Agustín I was crowned.
Dec 12 Mexican minister recived in Washington DC.
Oct 31 Emperier dismissed congress through appointed 45-man junta.
Dec 2 Santa Anna proclaimed Mexico should be a republic.
Returned from European exile but arrest and shot.
Mexico adopted republic constitution and had little to no experince in self-government.
Constitution set a number of democratic goals.
Guadalupe Victoria eas electied first persidant in Mexico.
Centralalist replaced federalist.
Slavery declined in Mexico then in anywhere in America.
Federalist revolt and put Vincente Guerrero in presentdents chair.
Mexican government closed border.
Vincente Guerrero overthrown by centrailist.
Federalist in power.
Santa Anna first chosen presidant but was placed liberal vice presidant.
Centralist regained control.
Santa Anna eleminated Alamo but defeated by Texas forces.
April Santa Anna adopted new constitutionand elimated states rights, texas declared independance.
September Mexican presidant, Mariano parededs y Arrillaga overthrown; Santa Anna reemerged as presidant.
Scott captured Mexico city.
Winfeild Scott defeted Santa Anna in battle at Cerro Gordo.
Santa Anna and Tyler fought at Buena Vista; Santa Anna lost and retreated.
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended hostility between countries.
Conseriatives invited Santa Anna to become a dictator
December 16 Santa Anna decreed dictatorship be prolonged indefently as "His most serene highness".
US anexed republic of Texas.
March James K. Polk sucre and agreement on Rio Grande and purcuse California.
April Polk asserted American blood on American soil, required action.
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