Christopher Columbus,He was an Italian explorer for Spain.landed in the Americas in 1492.he was looking for a faster and safer route to Asia.
Pineda he was from 1519,he traveled from Jamaica.he was the first European to explore Texas. he mapped the gulf of mexico.
Cortez,the Aztecs viewed Cortez as gods.he was sent back to Spain and made Spain very rich.the Aztecs also possesed wealth in gold and silver in 1519. Spanish were able to over through texas
Cabeza De Vaca,He traveled in Texas from tribe to tribe.him and several other men were shipwrecked in Galveston Island.
Coronado,he set off to find the golden city .Frey Marcos De niza thought he found it it was an adobe Village he never found the city but the Spanish wanted Texas so they wanted to buy it in 1648.
La Salle,he was a famous French explorer from France.in 1648 he arrived in texas .in 1687 there were 48 survivors of the original 400 left for Canada.he was killed by his own men.only seven by the expedition.