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 California Missions

California Missions

Author: Cynthia Martinez

4th Grade Social Science
4.2 Students describe the social, political, cultural, and economic life and interactions among
people of California from the pre-Columbian societies to the Spanish mission and Mexican
rancho periods.

3. Describe the Spanish exploration and colonization of California, including the
relationships among soldiers, missionaries, and Indians (e.g., Juan Crespi, Junipero Serra,
Gaspar de Portola).

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With this URL you will have access to different maps. These maps are all in different colors, shapes and sizes. They are all maps of California and they show the location of each California Mission.

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This video is about the California Missions. It includes information about who was involved in the creation and the reason for the missions being built as well as conflict that resulted from the missions.