1492,Christopher Columbus, An italian explorer,Landed in the Americas. He was looking for a safer route to asia
Cortes was sent to present day mexico. When he got there, his men were viewed as gods because of their horses,firearms,and armor
Pineda Set out to map the coast of gulf mexico and became the first european to explore the texas coast
Cabeza de vaca ship wrecked in galvesten and traveled across Texas with many other men from tribe to tribe as a medical man . Eventually, him and 3 others arrived in mexico city and he Brought back storys about about the city of ¨gold.¨
Cornado and thousands of people searched for the city of gold and found the grand canyon, pacific ocean, and kansas and never found the city of gold.
Robert Laselle established a fort (fort st louis) on matagorda bay. Most of the colonist were killed due to hunger, disease, and karankawas. On the way back to canada, one of the few remaining people (a soldier) killed La Selle.