Francis Drake was asked by the England queen to rob all the Spanish ships and goods. After this time Francis Drake became rich. When he sailed across California's harbor the gold in his ship weighed so much his ship broke!
Sebastian Vizcaino was asked by Spain to find a safe harbor on California's coast. He searched a long time, but he found no trace of a safe harbor. Instead he lied to the Spanish government that he found a safe harbor.
The Pueblos are small farming towns. People who lived in the Pueblos were the family of the soilders who lived in the Presidio. The people who lived in the Pueblos made food for the soilders that lived in the Presidio.
Mexico and America were 2 powerful countries. The borders between the 2 countries was the Rio Grande. Then America thought that they should have more land, so they declared war against Mexico. One of America's generals conquered some towns in the land that Mexico owned. After a while America won, and got their wish.