Europeans Settle the Americas Chapter 5. 20 Questions!. Why did the Spanish government create Spanish borderlands north of New Spain?. to protect its mines. Why did the Spanish build presidios? . to protect settlers. What is the oldest European settlement in the U.S.? . St. Augustine.
to protect its mines
to protect settlers
the Indians learned how to tame horses and raise sheep
they had to change their religious traditions
Sieur de La Salle
he wanted one person to own and rule the colony
to practice their religion
the first written system of government in North America
The area Sieur da La Salle claimed for the French_______.A. was named after the English kingB. included present-day Tennessee and LouisianaC. was near present day CanadaD. did not include the Mississippi River
James Needham and Gabriel Arthur
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