Ranches and Haciendas By: Group 4
Facts about the Haciends : • The Spanish realized that gold and silver were scarce , or not plentiful , in the borderlands. • Some ranchers in the borderlands of nothern Mexico built large estates called haciendas.
Four important key points : • Again the new/realized that gold and silver were scarce. • They often traded with Indian tribes for thing they needed. • They built large estates called haciendas . • The Plains Indians learned to tame horses and use them for transportation, which helped them in hunting and in warfare .
Vocabulary Words : • Scarce : Not plentiful . • Haciendas : Where they raised cattle and sheep by the thousands . • Self - sufficient : Self - supporting
Question: • How did the horse change the Indians way of life?
Answer: • They used them for Transportation, Warfare , And for hunting food that they needed.