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Mission
A religious settlement.   

Presidio                                                 A Spanish military outpost.

Siege                                                    
A military blockade of a city.

Regular Army                                        A full-time staff of paid soldiers.

Militia                                                     A group of citizens acting as a military.

Fortify                                                    To make stronger.

Recruit                                                  To enlist people into the armed services.

Bombard                                               To attack usually with cannons.

Cavalry                                                  Soldiers on horses.

Massacre                                               To kill a lot of things within a relatively short period of time.

Infantry                                                  Soldiers on foot.

Flank                                                               The right or left side of a formation.

Friar                                                      A member of a catholic religious order.

Empresario                                            A land agent who brings settlers to a new area.

Mestizo                                                              A mix of a Spanish and Indian person.

Tejano                                                   A Mexican that considers Texas "home."

Alcalde                                                            The chief official of a Spanish town.

Filibuster                                                          A rebel in a foreign country.


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