Spanish texas was one of the interior provinces of the spanish colonial viceroyalty of new spain from 1690 until the easternmost texas settlements were disbanded. Spanish settlement in texas 117 as you read from the late 1600s, spain attempted to claim parts of texas as its own by establishing perma-nent settlements there.
Life in spanish texas 143 four types of frontier settlements given the size of spanish texas and nuevo santander, the colonial population was small—with good reason.
Spanish texas spanish texas, situated on the border of spain's north american empire he planned to push on toward spanish settlements old san antonio road map.
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Spanish settlement in texasspaniards began exploring what is now the united states in the 1500s cabeza de vaca and three other members from his expedition arrived.
When the spanish controlled texas, only a few thousand spanish people actually lived here because it was so far away from the rest of mexico those who did live in. The recorded history of texas begins with the arrival of the first spanish from the nearest spanish settlement, san donald e spanish texas, 1519. 120 chapter 5 missions & settlements father damián massanet establishes first mission in east texas louis de st denis meets with spanish officials.