Spanish expansion
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 11

Spanish Expansion PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 64 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Spanish Expansion. Spain vs. France. Texas is a buffer between Spanish Mexico and French Louisiana. Alonzo de Leon. Expedition to find French settlements Priest meets Caddos – friendliness mistaken for eagerness to convert Established Mission San Francisco de los Tejas.

Download Presentation

Spanish Expansion

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Spanish expansion

Spanish Expansion


Spain vs france

Spain vs. France

  • Texas is a buffer between Spanish Mexico and French Louisiana


Alonzo de leon

Alonzo de Leon

  • Expedition to find French settlements

  • Priest meets Caddos – friendliness mistaken for eagerness to convert

  • Established Mission San Francisco de los Tejas


Failure of first mission

Failure of First Mission

  • Crops fail due to drought

  • Diseases killed natives

  • Natives became hostile, didn’t like mission life

  • French not a threat

  • 1st mission abandoned after 3 years

  • Spanish realized need for military support and settlement


Father francisco hidalgo

Father Francisco Hidalgo

  • Request for new mission in East Texas

    • Baptized natives have a church to attend

  • His request was denied by New Spain govt.

  • Invited French priests to help Texas natives


St denis

St.Denis

  • The French accepted Father Hidalgo’s request and sent St. Denis

  • Helps reopen San Fransisco de los Tejas

  • Established 6 missions in East Texas and LA by 1716


Alamo

Alamo

  • Presidio - a military post in areas under Spanish control

  • Mission San Antonio de Valero (Alamo) & presidio San Antonio de Bexar on San Antonio River


Chicken war

Chicken War

  • War in Europe breaks out (French v. Spanish)

  • French soldiers attack mission

  • Leader tied chickens to his saddle

    • Falls off

    • Captives get away

  • Spaniards retreat Alamo

  • All Spanish abandoned missions


France loses

France loses

  • Spanish return to East Texas

  • Build new missions and presidios

  • Spain firmly established in Texas


East texas missions

East Texas Missions

  • Attacked by Apaches

  • Missions moved to San Antonio

  • Settlers came and established ranched in Rio Grande valley


Territory grew

Territory Grew

  • After French and Indian War

    • Spain gets French land west of Mississippi River

  • Territory is too large to develop and defend

  • All missions in East Texas move to San Antonio


  • Login