Assignment Writing Services-Spanish Settlement and Indian Assimilation
Create a simple timeline showing several milestones of Spanish influence
- Would you consider the treatment of the Indian tribes by the Franciscans under Father Junipero Serra cruel and inhumane? Or, was Father Serra merely a typical 18th-century priest doing what he thought was right and best in his treatment of the Indians
- What were some ways the Spanish mission system was effective? What were some ways it was ineffective?
- Why did the Spanish choose the mission system as their method of assimilating native California Indians? What was the overall effect of the mission system on the Indians?
- What was the influence of the Franciscans on the politics or religion of your selected tribe?