TITLE

THE CALIFORNIA MISSIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Epperson, Amanda
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
History Magazine;Dec2012/Jan2013, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a history of Catholic missions established in California by Spanish colonizers between 1810 and the 1880s. The impact of the Mexican War for Independence from Spain on the governance of the missions is noted and the dependence on the missions for economic stability by Native Americans in California is explored. Other topics discussed include California admittance as a U.S. state, Californio culture, and indigenous advocate Helen Hunt Jackson.
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83768307

 

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