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2. Colonial Period (includes modern day California) 

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3. Mission Development 

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Catholic Missions in latin America: extensive links to
mission settlement across the Americas



General Articles  

The Role of individuals in Mission development

Impact of Mission Development

Specific Missions

Within present day Mexico:

  • This is a pdf file Mission Churches in Northern Mexico and Paraguay R H Jackson introduces this powerpoint with: "The missions, also known as doctrinas or reducciones, were to become politically autonomous indigenous communities, organized as Christian utopias. The new towns were to be built on a grid plan with a central plaza in the center of the town. The church was to be the dominant structure in the towns. Although there were differences in the mission programs in the various fringe regions of Spanish America, there were also many similarities, and the mission program followed a basic blueprint."  By R H Jackson. Powerpoint pdf file.
  • This is a pdf fileMission Ranchos By RH Jackson Based on powerpoint presentations.

Within present day New Mexico:

  • This is a pdf fileMissions of New Mexico  Well illustrated and supported presentation of development in the colonial period. By RH Jackson
Within present day California: Within present day Texas:
  • This is a pdf fileSpanish Missions of Texas Excellent overview of Mission development across the orders. Well illustrated and supported presentation of development in the colonial period. By RH Jackson

For this section casahistoria is based predominantly on the presentations and articles of Robert H Jackson. They give a unique and vivid picture of Spanish  settlements and missions across the Americas. This extensive library can be found collectively on this page as well as in the relevant individual casahistoria country pages.

A full updated  list of R H Jacksons work can be found at: H-Net Presentations

 


  




   

4. Wars of Independence 

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5. Mexican Wars with the USA 


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6. The French Intervention 

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Mexico after 1900 For extensive links to the Mexican revolution and the 20th century.

 

 



 

A full updated  list of R H Jackson's work can be found at: H-Net Presentations

 




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