Where did the Spanish build missions in what became the United States?
Missions were built in what are now the states of California, Texas, Florida, Arizona, New Mexico, Georgia, and North and South Carolina.
Inside, You'll Find:
Why the Spanish built missions;
Maps, a timeline, photos-and how missions were organized;
Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!
Table of Contents
1 A New World
Why did the Spanish build missions? 7
2 Taking Over the Southwest
Why did the Pueblo people rise up against the Spanish? 13
3 Texas Missions
Where did the Spanish build missions in East Texas? 21
What was life like at a Spanish mission? 24
4 California Missions
How many missions did the Spanish build in California? 27
5 The End of the Missions
Why did the missions close? 35
6 Spanish Missions Today
Where can you see Spanish missions today? 39
True Statistics 43
Important Words 46
About the Author 48