Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer,looking for safer route to Asia
in 1519 Pineda maped the whole gulf of Mexico and Texas coast he came from Jamaica first European to observe TX
in 1519 Cortes came from Cuba and started exploring north and south america the Aztecs saw them as gods for their horses,firearms,and armor and gold and silver was sent back to spain and made them very rich
in 1526 Cabeza de Vaca came from Mexico and explored Florida, in 1528 shipwrecked in Galveston Island,Gulf indians provided them food and water and shelter
looks like its wrecked
in 1540 Coronado was a Spanish explorer who led a a large expedition from Mexico To present day Kansas he hoped to find the seven cities of gold he was first explorer to explore the Grand Canyon and Colorado River but never found it and ignored Texas for 100 years
La Salle was a famous french explorer arrived in Texas in 1648 in Matagorda bay only 7 of the 400 survived,he was killed by his own men
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