MISSION SAN FERNANDO     DE LA ESPADA Mission Persuasion Presentation       By Devin Gonzalez
THE MEANING OF       ESPADA Mission Espada has a meaning to it. Espada means SWORD.
When it was foundedMission Espada was  fist found in the year  1690.In the year 1731 the  mission was moved  to San Antoni...
Enviroment         The Mission was very          large and spacious, there          were many trees in that          surr...
The Natives The Native Indians were  the “Nabedache’’ it means  ‘blackberry place’ in the  caddo language. These Indians...
Transportation The people that lived in the Mission got around by walking, usin g horses, oxen,  mules
Structure The structure on the  Mission was mostly  made of bricks and  large pieces of  wood that framed  the doors and ...
Resources There was not  that many  natural  recourses but  there was water  and soil. The aqueducts  where built to  wa...
FOOD The things they used to get food was using  oxen, mules for there farming. They ate there livestock and wheat and  ...
WEATHER THE weather in Mission Espada was never to hot or cold it was warm and cool.
THINGS TO DO In Mission Espada  you needed to  farm to get food. You also needed  to farm and work  in the fields. Guar...
THINGS TO DO They also did  their own  blacksmithing
SIGNIFICANTThe one thing  that interesting  is that there  are three main  bells on top of  the churchThis Mission  was th...
MISSION LIFE The Mission Espada you would be able to  go to school at the Mission and there in a  church for you to go to...
THE CONVENT The Mission  had a convent  for the nuns. The nuns  would teach  the children. The church  was fairly  small.
OTHER INDIANS Some of the other Indians where the apache  and the Coahuiltecan. The Coahuiltecan where friendly Indians ...
MY WEBSITES http://www.nps.gov/saan/planyourvisit/espada.htm http://ww.rickdenney.com/texas.htm  http://www.flickr.com/p...
HOPED YOU ENJOYED
   THE    END
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Mission Espada

  1. 1. MISSION SAN FERNANDO DE LA ESPADA Mission Persuasion Presentation By Devin Gonzalez
  2. 2. THE MEANING OF ESPADA Mission Espada has a meaning to it. Espada means SWORD.
  3. 3. When it was foundedMission Espada was fist found in the year 1690.In the year 1731 the mission was moved to San Antonio and renamed as Mission Espada. This was the very first mission in San Antonio
  4. 4. Enviroment  The Mission was very large and spacious, there were many trees in that surrounded it and gave it a lot of shade.  The only way to get water was to go to the nearest river
  5. 5. The Natives The Native Indians were the “Nabedache’’ it means ‘blackberry place’ in the caddo language. These Indians were not friendly. When the Mission was moved to San Antonio the Coahuiltecan Indians were friendly Indians.
  6. 6. Transportation The people that lived in the Mission got around by walking, usin g horses, oxen, mules
  7. 7. Structure The structure on the Mission was mostly made of bricks and large pieces of wood that framed the doors and windows.
  8. 8. Resources There was not that many natural recourses but there was water and soil. The aqueducts where built to water the farmland
  9. 9. FOOD The things they used to get food was using oxen, mules for there farming. They ate there livestock and wheat and maze.
  10. 10. WEATHER THE weather in Mission Espada was never to hot or cold it was warm and cool.
  11. 11. THINGS TO DO In Mission Espada you needed to farm to get food. You also needed to farm and work in the fields. Guard the Mission from the enemy Indians.
  12. 12. THINGS TO DO They also did their own blacksmithing
  13. 13. SIGNIFICANTThe one thing that interesting is that there are three main bells on top of the churchThis Mission was the only one to make there own bricks
  14. 14. MISSION LIFE The Mission Espada you would be able to go to school at the Mission and there in a church for you to go to mass. The missionaries strove to make life in the mission resemble that of Spanish villages. They taught mission Indians specific vocations like carpentry, masonry, and stonecutting.
  15. 15. THE CONVENT The Mission had a convent for the nuns. The nuns would teach the children. The church was fairly small.
  16. 16. OTHER INDIANS Some of the other Indians where the apache and the Coahuiltecan. The Coahuiltecan where friendly Indians the apache were not friendly.
  17. 17. MY WEBSITES http://www.nps.gov/saan/planyourvisit/espada.htm http://ww.rickdenney.com/texas.htm http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimnix/4878500111/ http://www.travelpod.com/travel- photo/mikeandkelsey/4/1268341899/mission-san-jose--- rose-window.jpg/tpod.html http://sometimessophia.blogspot.com/2009/03/san-antonio- day-three-and-corpus.html http://www.teacheroz.com/Texas_History.htm http://herenow.7beats.com/2006_09_01_archive.html Live Pictures : By Devin Gonzalez
  18. 18. HOPED YOU ENJOYED
  19. 19.  THE END
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