(L1)which country established a series of missions in what is now Texas beginning in 1690?
the threat of compitition from france establishing a fort in south texas spurred spain to established missions beginning in 1690.
which flags have flown over Texas during its history?
spain, france, mexico, the republic and state of texas, the southern confederacy and the US.
What did Stephen F Austin establish in Texas?
he received a generous land grant , as well as permission to bring 300 families for colonization. the 1st settlements were at columbus on the colorado river and at washington on the brazos. as impresario(agent) he had wide powers over the colony to establish commercial activity, organize a militia, and dispense justice.
who led the texas army that won the decisive battle of san jacinto?
sam houson led the new texas army against the mexican army.
who was james c hogg
elected governer in 1890 and 1892, he was the first native texan to hold the states highest office. he was not a confederate veteran. he presided over a brief period of reform that saw the establishment the railroad commision, regulation of monopolies, limitations on alien ownership of land, and attempts to protect the public by regulating stocks and bonds. it was also an era that saw the enactment of jim crow laws including segregation of AA from whites on railroads.
who were the grangers
or the patrons of husbandry was founded in 1867 in washington dc to try to defend farmers against economic hardship. the 1st chapter was est. in 1872 in texas. they were active in local politics and the state organization lobbied the legislature on issues relevant to farmers.. they were influential in est. A&M and played a sign. role in writing the state constitutionof 1876.