1492 Christopher Columbus. An Italian explorer for Spain, landed in the America's. He was looking for a safer route for Asia.
Paneda first European to map the Texas coastline of the gulf of mexico .1519
Cortezs looked like a god to the Aztecs because of there armor and weapons.with the help of Aztecs enimeis he captured Aztecs capital of Tenochtitlan ,Witch is know known as mexico.This also
Cabeza de vaca landed in Galveston bay, taken by the karankawas lived as a medicine man. Traveled from tribe to tribe,
Coronado Went in search of the city of gold. But he never found it,insted he found the grand canon, pacific ocean, and explored present day Kansan.
La sall established fort st.lous at Matagorda bay. He left his crew to get supplies from mexico ,when he returned his fort was burned down and many of his men died.On his way back he was killed by his own men. The expedition was a failure , but it did let France to claim a part of texas.