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Spanish Colonies (Grade 8)

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Spanish Colonies

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

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
The first mission to be built was                         .
Name three (3) early Spanish missions that are now major American cities:

True or false: The last mission to be founded by Father Serra was San Francisco de Solano.
  1. True
  2. False
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
St. Petersburg, Florida, is the oldest continuously settled city in the United States.
  1. True
  2. False
The word pueblo is Spanish for ____________.

What country built the first permanent European settlement in the US?
  1. Great Britain
  2. France
  3. Spain
  4. Holland
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
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
The Spanish set up                 to defend their missions along the California coast.
  1. embassies
  2. presidios
  3. adobe walls
  4. canons
Spain tried to colonize their borderlands by the use of Catholic missions.
  1. True
  2. False
                                  founded the first Spanish missions in California.
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