Pre-Colonial Life In California

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After introducing to the students about pre-colonial life in California, I will introduce the Mission system by informing students about the Spanish arrival through lecture using specific text from Elusive Eden Chapter 6, illustrating the Spanish arrived to California to build Missions and introduce Christianity. Specifically highlighting , “The missions became the largest and most productive Spanish communities in California...the early missions were tiny, tenuous settlements marked by stick, mud, marginal agriculture and small neophyte populations” (Eden, 91). And providing illustrations of the mission and Spanish life. After introducing the Mission system to the students I will briefly explain the short Mexican period by illustrating them

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