San Francisco Bay Area Missions

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LernerClassroom, Sep 1, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 63 pages
Go back in time to learn more about the Spanish missionaries who came to California in the 1700s and how the mission system shaped California's history. Each book in this series examines a region of California that was greatly influenced by missions. Missions introduced in San Francisco Bay Area Missions include San Francisco de As?s, Santa Clara de As?s, San Jos‚, Mission San Rafael Arc˜ngel, and Mission San Francisco Solano. In this title, you'll learn about the Native Americans living in the San Francisco Bay area before missionaries arrived; why missionaries chose this area and what happened when they arrived; how the missionaries designed and built the missions; what daily life was like at the missions; what happened to cause the end of each mission; and what the missions look like today. This series also includes California Mission Projects and Layouts, which provides directions for creating models of missions. Get ready for Exploring California Missions!
 

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Contents

Introduction
5
Early Life in the Bay Area
9
Missions of the San Francisco Bay Area
19
State Control of the Missions
37
The Missions in Modern Times
47
Layouts
57
Timeline
60
Glossary
61
Pronunciation Guide
62
To Learn More
63
Index
64
Back Cover
66
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