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  • 1. Chapter 7:Conflicts of Empire Section 1:Changes in Spanish Texas

2. The Marqus de Rub Report

  • 1754:France and England go to war over control of the Ohio Valley

3. The Marqus de Rub Report

  • War spreads to Europe
  • Spain sides with France
  • Britain defeats France

4. The Marqus de Rub Report

  • Treaty of Paris signed after war
  • Cede to officially give up a territory from one nation to another

5. The Marqus de Rub Report

  • Treaty of Paris:
    • France gave up Canada and all land East of the Mississippi River
    • Spain gave up Florida

6. The Marqus de Rub Report

    • Agreement gives Louisiana to Spain
  • French are no longer a threat to Texas

7. 8. 9. The Marqus de Rub Report

  • 1766: The Marqus de Rub begins an inspection of the northern borderlands
  • Becomes very concerned when inspecting northern presidios

10. The Marqus de Rub Report

  • Found better conditions at San Antonio and La Baha
  • Noted efforts to convert and befriend Indians had failed

11. The Marqus de Rub Report

  • Spanish Americas northern borderlands were threatened in the 1760s because Spain did not have the people, power, or wealth to hold its land there.

12. The Marqus de Rub Report

  • Recommendations:
    • Spain pull back to the real frontier
    • Build a string of forts from CA to TX

A page from the Marqus de Rubs diary 13. The Marqus de Rub Report

    • Only San Antonio and Santa Fe would remain above this line
    • Abandon East Texas settlements

14. The Marqus de Rub Report

  • Recommendations for Texas:
    • Abandon all missions and presidios except those at La Baha and San Antonio
    • San Antonioshould replace Los Adaes as the capital of Texas

15. The Marqus de Rub Report

  • Recommendations for Texas:
    • Spanish population in East Texas should be moved to San Antonio to strengthen defense of the settlement and mission there.
    • 4. Befriend the Comanche and use their help in fighting the Apache

16. Changes in Texas Policies

  • 1773:withdrawal from East Texas begins
  • Tejanos persons of Spanish descent who lived in Texas

17. Changes in Texas Policies

  • People did not want to leave
  • Los Adaes replaces San Antonio as capital

18. Changes in Texas Policies

  • Best farmland is already taken
  • People become homesick and ask to return home

19. Changes in Texas Policies

  • Allowed to return as far east as the Trinity River
  • 1774:Antonio Gil Ybarbolead a group to present-day Madison County where they founded Bucareli

20. Changes in Texas Policies

  • Bucareli plagued by Comanche raids, disease, and flooding
  • Antonio Gil Ybarbo leads settlers further east

21. Changes in Texas Policies

  • Antonio Gil Ybarbo founded the town ofNacogdocheswhich became a gateway between Texas and Louisiana.

Statue of Antonio Gil Ybarbo in present-day Nacogdoches 22. Changes in Texas Policies

  • Spanish copy the French system of befriending the Indians by trading and giving them gifts
  • Spanish wanted to befriend the Comanche to get their help against the Apache

23. Changes in Texas Policies

  • 1785:The Spanish sign a peace treaty with theComancheIndians
  • Treaty maintained peace for some 30 years

24. Problems Actions Rub s Report