7.2 History. The student understands how individuals, events, and issues through the Mexican National Era shaped the history of Texas. The student is expected to:

7.2(B) identify important individuals, events, and issues related to European exploration of Texas such as Alonso Álvarez de Pineda, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, the search for gold, and the conflicting territorial claims between France and Spain;


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