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What group established the first Spanish settlements in Texas?

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What group established the first Spanish settlements in Texas?

Spanish Colonies in the Americas:

In the late sixteenth century, the Spanish Empire began settling Texas. When Spain turned its eyes toward Texas, one group of Spaniards in particular was crucial to the empire's efforts.

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The first Spanish settlements in Texas were established by Franciscan missionaries. The Franciscans, and Catholic missionaries in general, were very...

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