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Spanish Colonies (Grade 8)

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Spanish Colonies

1. 
What skill did the Spanish introduce to Native Americans?
  1. planting cotton
  2. weaving
  3. homeopathic medicine
  4. horseback riding
2. 
To __________________ someone is to change his or her beliefs to agree with yours.



3. 
What was the main function of Spanish borderlands?
  1. they provided Christian missionaries with a base
  2. the area supplied the Spaniards with gold
  3. to protect Mexico from other European powers
  4. to serve as trade hubs
4. 
The first mission to be built was                         .
5. 
Name three (3) early Spanish missions that are now major American cities:



6. 
True or false: The last mission to be founded by Father Serra was San Francisco de Solano.
  1. True
  2. False
7. 
In 1598,                 established Spain's first permanent settlement in the region at Santa Fe.
  1. Juan Marquez
  2. Diego Saba
  3. Antonio del Bac
  4. Juan de Onate
8. 
St. Petersburg, Florida, is the oldest continuously settled city in the United States.
  1. True
  2. False
9. 
The word pueblo is Spanish for ____________.



10. 
What country built the first permanent European settlement in the US?
  1. Great Britain
  2. France
  3. Spain
  4. Holland
11. 
What is the name of the 18th mission known as the "King of the Missions"?
  1. San Diego
  2. Santa Cruz
  3. San Luis Rey
  4. Santa Barbara
12. 
Settlers in the Spanish borderlands were mostly
  1. pirates and runaway slaves
  2. farmers and cattle ranchers
  3. miners and treasure seekers
  4. soldiers and Catholic priests
13. 
The Spanish set up                 to defend their missions along the California coast.
  1. embassies
  2. presidios
  3. adobe walls
  4. canons
14. 
Spain tried to colonize their borderlands by the use of Catholic missions.
  1. True
  2. False
15. 
                                  founded the first Spanish missions in California.
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