Spanish missions in California

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  • Spanish Colonization Occurred During 1781-1821

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    Spanish colonization occured during 1781-1821. Spain wanted California to be considered their land and they had every intention of doing that. The Spanish started to build things such as missons which are permanent settlements and also presidios(forts). By building these structures the Spanish started to call California theirs. The first two missions built were in San Diego and Monterrey. It all started with Father Junipero Serra he was on a "sainted mission" and his goal was to convert the California

  • I Visited The San Fernando Mission

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    12/08/16 Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana I visited the San Fernando mission on Nov 29, 2016 .The visit to the mission was one of the best experiences that I encountered. It was an exposure to a lot of details and helped me understand and reconnect with the past historical events and moments that we were studying throughout the semester. The San Fernando mission was the 17th mission founded by father juniper Serra. It was built to fill the gap between the mission San Buenaventura and the mission San

  • New Europe : The Expansion Of The New World

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    The expansion of the Spanish Empire is credited to Christopher Columbus who reached America in 1492, after many failed attempts (Torrecilla). Two years later, the pope decided to divide the world between Spain and Portugal in the Treaty of Tordesillas, demonstrating the large amount of power the Catholic church had during this time period (Torrecilla). As the exploration continued, many migrated into the new discovered lands seeking to test their luck elsewhere.The Spanish largely expanded their

  • The Effect of Spanish Colonization on California Indians

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    discuss the impact Spanish colonization and Mexican control had on the indigenous Indian population in California between 1769 and 1848. As well as discussing the historical origins, social organizations, material conditions, and world-view of the California Indians prior to 1769, this paper will explain the impact of New Spain’s Mission System on the Alta California Indian population between 1769 to 1821 and the response of its system by the Indians. Before the Americans and the Spanish there were many

  • `` Bad Indians `` By Deborah Miranda

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    the history of conquest throughout the lives of California Mission Indians. The California Mission Indian’s first account of colonial violence was physical violence through corporal punishment. Miranda provides evidence to expose corporal punishment with the use of descriptions and pictures

  • Essay on Padres and Indians

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    vital the missions were to the military in California in the 19th century. Since the military in California received little to no support during the Mexican revolution against Spain, and suffered more after Mexico won its independence from Spain in 1821. In particular, Mission San Jose was expected to furnish food to the military presidios as a way of preventing famines. In fact this had been established in the 1770’s with the Reglamento, It is also important to note that in Spanish California at this

  • Establishment of Mission San Juan Bautista

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    Table of Contents Missions………………………………………………………….. Establishment of Mission San Juan Bautista……………………..……………………………………. Location………………………………………………………….. Building Plan……………………………………………………………... Tribes at the Mission…………………………………………………………… Conflict on the Missions………………………………………………………….. Why the Native Indians lived on the Mission…………………………………………………………… Life at the Missions………………………………………………………… Influence of Mission on people………………………………

  • Essay about California Missions – Monuments or Tombstones?

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    California Missions – Monuments or Tombstones? Most Californians are introduced to the California Mission system in one of two ways: in their early education, or when they first visit a mission. Unfortunately, both methods are prone to simplification or bias in conveying the history of the missions. What this has led to is Californians who are ignorant of the history of the land they walk on. Consequently, visitors to the missions treat them as mere tourist attractions, instead of trying to

  • San Luis Obispo History Center

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    San Luis Obispo History Center: Walking up to the San Luis Obispo History center was confusing at first, seeing the free library sign caught me off guard but the inside was different than I expected. This was my first time at the center and I always figured that it was just another random house that was built on the outskirts of San Luis Obispo, but what I found inside was actually quite interesting. The employee at the center was actually quite insightful and discussed how the center is

  • Summary OfFranciscan Missions In Alta California

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    • In the introduction, the author wrote that California was a happy place which was not true. The article Franciscan Missions in Alta California, explains that the missionaries brought hardships to the people of California killing thousands of people by the mission system. The Spaniards brought diseases and drastic lifestyle changes that decreased the number of Native people. • The author mentions that hostile Indians made travel dangerous, except for the brave and well-armed. Yet, the Natives would

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