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1

How long did the Spanish occupation of Texas last?

105 years

2

In what way do you see the ongoing significance of the legacy of Spanish Texas?

Do use of Spanish names for hundreds of towns, cities, counties, and geographic features in Texas

3

What was the first formal municipality in Texas and is one of the 10 largest cities in the US?

San Antonio

4

How many of the Texas counties bear Hispanic names?

42 out of the 254

5

Which physiographical features service reminders of Spanish explorers and conquistadors in Texas?

Llano Estacado, Guadalupe Mountains, and padre island

6

What did Spaniards introduce to Texas?

Numerous European crops, irrigation at San Antonio another mission tights, livestock, and livestock handling techniques

7

Who initially practiced farming in Texas?

Indian groups

8

Who expanded and improved farming techniques in Texas?

Spanish missionaries and settlers

9

What stand as in during monuments to the Franciscans?

The restored missions at San Antonio and Goliad

10

Who brought the mantle of Christianity to Texas Indians?

Franciscans

11

Where are the finest examples of Spanish Mission architecture in the United States?

California and Texas