Which group primarily settled in the eastern part of what we now call Texas? a. Caddo b. Creoles c. Comanches d. Kiowas 2. Which of the following tribes was among those that eventually became part of the great horse cultures in North America? a. Caddo b. Creoles c. Comanches d. Kiowas 3. The first modern European nation to lay claim to the territory of Texas was a. France. b. Spain. c. England. d. Portugal. 4. Why did the French settlement attempt near Matagorda Bay fail? a. The expedition was under-supplied and poorly led. b. The Karankawa Indians were unexpectedly hostile toward the New Orleans settlement. c. The territory was too broad to be controlled or governed effectively. d. Sieur de La Salle was a poor leader who was eventually killed by Karankawa Indians.