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This PowerPoint will analyze the conflict between the Spanish and the French concerning Texas, and the Spanish Missions. Missions. This is a Picture of a Spanish Mission and Presidio in 1690. Missions- religious outposts, built to teach the Native Americans how to live.

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This PowerPoint will analyze the conflict between the Spanish and the French concerning Texas, and the Spanish Missions.

Missions



Vocabulary

Missions- 1690.religious outposts, built to teach the Native Americans how to live.

Presidios- military outposts built to protect the missions.

Christianity-a monotheistic religion based on the life of Jesus Christ. It breaks up into two main branches, Roman Catholicism and Protestantism. a monotheistic religion based on the life of Jesus Christ. It breaks up into two main branches, Roman Catholicism and Protestantism

Vocabulary


Why the missions were created

The La Salle expedition alerted Spain to France’s interest in Texas.

The Spanish decided that if they were to keep Texas, they must occupy it.

Spanish missions and settlements provided a stronger hold on Texas than the French traders.

Why the Missions were created


First mission in texas

In 1682 Spanish friars founded the mission of Corpus Christi de la Ysleta near present-day El Paso.

During the 1690s Spain concentrated on building missions, presidios, and towns in eastern Texas, near Louisiana.

First Mission in Texas


French threaten to take texas

The French established colonies throughout the Mississippi Valley several years after La Salle’s venture in the 1680s.

French traders won Native Americans’ friendship and made large profits trading.

To prevent France from taking Texas, the Spanish viceroy ordered new missions to be built in East Texas, and trade between the Spanish and French was stopped.

French threaten to take Texas


Missions established in east texas

In 1716 the Spanish Mission San Francisco de los Valley several years after La Salle’s venture in the 1680s.Tejas was established.

It was the first time the Spanish came to settle in East Texas.

Missions established in East Texas


San antonio is founded

In 1718 Across from the San Antonio River the Mission San Antonio de Valero is founded.

San Antonio is founded


Spain and france go to war

In 1719 war broke out between Spain and France. Antonio de Valero is founded.

French soldiers seized the Spanish mission near Nacogdoches.

In the spring of 1721, a Spanish leader led a large group of soldiers and settlers into East Texas and reestablished the abandoned missions.

The Spanish and French peacefully accepted a small stream between Los Adaes and Natchitoches as a boundary.

Spain and France go to War


Plains indians resist the missions

Comanche and Apache tribes Antonio de Valero is founded.resented missionaries who were seen as intruders on their hunting grounds.

PLAINS INDIANS resist the Missions


Life at the missions

Native American people lived close to the missions, and friars worked to teach them the Spanish way of life.

Friars gave gifts to attract them, and sometimes the Spaniards used force to get Native Americans to settle nearby.

After prayers and breakfast, Native American children at the missions attended school and received religious instruction.

Life at the Missions


Life in the missions cont

Women made clothes, pottery, and cooked, while the men worked in the fields or did Carpentry or Blacksmithing.

In the evenings after supper, adults received instruction in religion and had prayers.

Native Americans learned trades and learned to speak Spanish.

Most Native Americans, however, refused to stay at the missions and to abandon their traditional way of life.

Life in the Missions (cont)


Why the spanish missions failed

Native Americans refused Spanish Help worked in the fields or did Carpentry or Blacksmithing..

Natives did not want to Convert to Catholicism.

Natives were mistreated by the Spanish.

Missions lasted from 1682-1790.

Why the Spanish Missions Failed.




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