Christopher was a italain explorer for spain. landed in Americas in 1992 he was looking a safer/faster way to asia
in 1519 Pineda first European to explore the the Texas coast and mapped the Texas coast
1519 Cortez Aztec viewed cores and his men as god .conquered the Aztec for their gold and silver. Spain became very rich because of the gold and silver.
1528 Cabeza de vaca ship wrecked on Galveston Island. Gulf Indian provided them food and shelter. 1536 arrived in mexico telling stories fabled of gold cities
1520 Coronado and more than 1000 man went in search for the city. they found the grand canyon, the pacific ocean and explored all the way into present day kansas never found the city of gold. Spain ignored Texas for 100 year because they never found gold
1648 La salle arrived in Matagorda bay (Texas coast). 1687 45 survived of the 400 man. la salla killed by his own man. only 7 survived the expedition