The Spanish borderlands<br />Melissa Mariscal<br />
<ul><li> Spain’s quest for an empire in North America and the impact its settlements had on the Native Americans living there is the lesson that I am going to talk about.
Describing the latest effects of the colonies built by the Spanish, French and English in North America.
Spain’s main interests in settling the borderlands were protecting its empire and expanding its economy. However, the Spanish king also wanted to “bring people of that land to our Holy Catholic faith.”</li></ul>The Need For Trade<br />
The Journey of Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca<br />Reasons why the settlements were established in the Spanish borderlands<br /><ul><li>Protect claims, raise sheep, and build missions.
A passage from the book “Here also they come up with cows; I have seen them thrice and have eaten their meat. They appear to me of the size of those in Spain. Their horns are small, the hair very long, and to my taste they have better and more meat… “</li></li></ul><li>Why did the Spanish government create the Spanish borderlands north of New Spain?<br /><ul><li>The Spanish feared that they would be attacked by Native Americans.
The Spanish wanted to protect their new found gold and silver from other European countries.
The Spanish believed that the borderlands would bring good luck to their explorations.
Used horses for transportation, to hunt, and for warfare
Quebec</li></ul>Spain Build Presidios<br /><ul><li>To convert Native Americans to become Catholic.
To raise animals and horses to improve transportations.
For protection from attack.</li></li></ul><li>Spain’s Main Purpose In America<br />It become known as the Spanish Borderlands<br />The Spanish Conquistadors who explored Americas found what they were looking for.<br /><ul><li>The Spanish created a buffer (a buffer is an area of land that serves as a barrier.)
The buffer north of “New Spain” protected it from New France, New Netherland, and the English colonies</li></ul>G<br />O<br />L<br />D<br />