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founding of Spanish California

the northwestward expansion of New Spain, 1687-1783.

by Charles Edward Chapman

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • California -- History -- To 1846.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF864 .C46 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxii, 485 p.
      Number of Pages485
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5417577M
      ISBN 100374914389
      LC Control Number73009760


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The Founding of Spanish California: The Northwestward Expansion of New Spain, (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Septem byCited by: 2.

The Founding of Spanish California: The Northwestward Expansion of New Spain, Charles Edward Chapman. BOOK REVIEWS Founding of Spanish California book Founding of Spanish California. The Northwestward Expansion of New Spain, By Charles Edward Chapman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History in the Uni versity of California.

New York: The Macmillan Co., Pp. xxxii+ Illustrated. This volume is largely the result of the author's researches. In vivid detail, Hyslop traces the story of early California from its founding in by Spanish colonists to its annexation in by the United States.

He describes the motivations and activities of colonizers and colonized alike.5/5(1). Spanish California. Europeans’ contact with California began in the mid s when Cortez's men ventured to Baja California. Not until did Spaniards sail north to Alta California, and Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo's expedition that year made landings as far north as modern Santa Barbara.

Illustration II: Isle of Cuba [Cortez Expedition]. The Pueblo de los Ángeles was the second pueblo (town) created during the Spanish colonization of California (the first was San Jose, in ). El Pueblo de la Reina de los Ángeles —'The Town of the Queen of Angels' was founded twelve years after the first presidio and mission, the Presidio of.

The first Spanish missionaries arrived in California founding of Spanish California book the s, but California didn’t become a U.S. territory untilas part of the treaty ending the Mexican-American War.

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I have the book you founding of Spanish California book looking for California: A History (Modern Library Chronicles) California has always been our Shangri-la–the promised land of countless pilgrims in search of the American Dream.

Now the Golden State’s premier historian, Kevi. Alta California ('Upper California'), also known as Nueva California ('New California'), among other names, was a province of New Spain, founding of Spanish California book established in Along with the Baja California peninsula, it had previously comprised the province of Las Californias, but was split off into a separate province in Following the Mexican War of Independence, it became a territory of Mexico Capital: Monterey (–).

Spanish and Mexican California Founding of the City of Angels By Mark J. Denger California Center for Military History It was not until January,before a small Spanish vessel, the SAN CARLOS, sailed from La Paz for Alta California to establish a settlement in San Diego.

Steven W. Hackel's groundbreaking biography, Junípero Serra: California's Founding Father, is the first to remove Serra from the realm of founding of Spanish California book and place him within the currents of history. Founding of Spanish California book into a poor family on the Spanish island of Mallorca, Serra joined the Franciscan order and rose to prominence as founding of Spanish California book priest and professor through his feats of devotion and powers of by: 6.

Human history in California began when indigenous Americans first arrived s–15, years ago. Coastal exploration by Europeans began in the 16th century, and settlement by Europeans along the coast and in the inland valleys began in the 18th century.

California was ceded to the United States under the terms of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo following the defeat of Mexico in. Driven by intense religious devotion and a restless, adventurous spirit, Serra abandoned a promising and secure teaching position in Spain in to sail to the New World.

After 15 years as an administrator and preacher in Mexico City, he began the work of founding a series of missions in Alta (upper) California/5(35). Father Junipero Serra: Founder of California Missions (Hispanic Biographies) Library Binding – June 1, /5(2). History of California: The Spanish Fantasy Past.

to investigate the Mission system instituted by the Spanish in California starting in as the founding father of California. The general’s name is mentioned in nearly every book of travels or magazine article relating to early California.

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Courtesy of Santa Barbara Mission Archive-Library. History of Mission San Gabriel Arcángel Mission San Gabriel was founded fourth in the chain on September 8,by Father Serra, near what would become the sprawling metropolis of Los Angeles.

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The founding of Spanish California: the northwestward expansion of New Spain, It was founded by Padre Fermín Lasuén on December 4,the feast day of Saint Barbara, as the tenth mission for the religious conversion of the indigenous local Chumash - Barbareño tribe of Native American people.

The mission is the namesake of the city. Father Serra, first Father-Presidente of the Alta California Mission Chain, founded the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa on September 1st, It was the fifth of California's 21 missions, and it is located in present day San Luis Obispo.

Alongside Spanish soldiers and a few pioneers, the Franciscans embarked on an arduous trek up the California coast. Between and they established 21 missions throughout California, nine. The Rivera y Moncada Expedition was sent to Alta California with a four-fold purpose: (1) the founding of the pueblo at Los Angeles, (2) the founding of the ninth mission at San Buenaventura at the southern end of the Santa Barbara Channel, and (3) the founding of the fifth presidio in the middle of the Santa Barbara Channel.

Steven W. Hackel's groundbreaking biography, Junípero Serra: California's Founding Father, is the first to remove Serra from the realm of polemic and place him within the currents of by: 6. California Military History Spanish and Mexican California Soldado de Cuera (Leather Coated Soldier) circa Image courtesy of the Army Art Collection, US Army Center of Military History.

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Generations of American schoolchildren have been taught to think of Father Junípero Serra as California’s benevolent founding from the worst abuses of the Spanish book. Old Town San Diego is considered the “birthplace” of California.

San Diego is the site of the first permanent Spanish settlement in California. It was here inthat Father Junipero Serra came to establish the very first mission in a chain of 21 missions that were to.

Father Fermin Francisco de Lasuén was a Spanish missionary who came to California in He founded nine missions and served as Father-President of the California missions for 18 years.

Father Lasuén's Early Life. Lasuen was born on June 7,at Vitoria in Cantabria, Spain. He was a man of symmetrical build with light, somewhat red skin.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Europeans Arrive A Spanish ship captained by Portuguese explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo was the first to visit California in Several years later, inEnglish Explorer Sir Francis Drake landed on the coast near San Francisco and claimed the land for England.

However, the land was far away from Europe and European settlement didn't really begin for another years. As one of America’s most important missionaries, Junípero Serra is widely recognized as the founding father of California’s missions.

It was for that work that he was canonized in by Pope Francis. Less well known, however, is the degree to which Junípero Serra embodied the social, religious and artistic currents that shaped Spain and Mexico across the 18th century.

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