Presentation on theme: "The Beginnings C-Notes In 1519 Pineda led an expedition to Texas He became the first person to map the coast of Texas Other explorers used his map when."— Presentation transcript:
The Beginnings C-Notes In 1519 Pineda led an expedition to Texas He became the first person to map the coast of Texas Other explorers used his map when exploring the coast line of Texas Highlight the most important info on this slide How did the journeys of Pineda affect the eventual exploration of Texas?
Effects of Early Conquistadores The race to claim the New World had begun! European countries sent both friars (priest) and conquistadors (explorer/conqueror) to claim land and riches for their home country!
Assignment – Explorers Who’s Who Read the placards around the room to learn about the explorers that came to Texas during the ERA of Exploration. For each famous person you will need the following information: 1.Year of the Expedition 2.Name of Explorer/Country he represented 3.What? (two things he accomplished) 4.So what? (Why is what they did important?) 5.Now what? (what should Spain do next?)