Home Translation Austin's Opinion Filisola's Comments US Declaration Glossary Map Sources Activities TEKS Author

Glossary of Terms

 

 

alcalde- mayor or judge

 

ayuntamiento- city council

 

Bexareños- people of Bexar, usually referring to the people of the ayuntamiento of Bexar for this project

 

coahuiltejanos- citizens of Coahuila y Tejas

 

empresario- a land agent or land contractor under the system used by the Mexican government as a means of colonization

 

jefe de partido- chief of the department

 

jefe politico- political chief

 

league - a unit of distance equal to 3.0 statute miles (4.8 kilometers).

 

remonstrance- an expression of protest, complaint, or reproof, especially a formal statement of grievances.