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Mission Life The purpose of the missions… • Were for religious purposes. • They wanted the California Indians to follow the Catholic religion. Many of the California Indians worked. • Men farmed and cared for the animals. • Woman made soap, candles, cooked, sewed and gardened.
Problems at the Missions • California Indians couldn't leave the missions. • They had to follow Catholicism, the religion of the Catholic Church. • Many died form diseases, like measles and smallpox Europeans brought. • California Indians destroyed San Diego in 1775 • California Indians never joined a mission after that.
San Francisco de Asis • San Francisco de Asis was built June 29,1776. • San Francisco de Asis was the sixth mission built. • The Mission is located near San Francisco Bay. • The mission is 550 miles from San Diego. • Francisco Palou was the founder of this mission • They made the mission a center for Hide-and-Tallow trade. This is a map of all the Missions in California,