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The California presidios

Jack S. Williams

The California presidios

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Published by Mason Crest Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Fortification -- California -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • California -- History -- To 1846 -- Juvenile literature,
    • California -- History, Local -- Juvenile literature,
    • California -- History, Military -- Juvenile literature,
    • California -- History -- To 1846

    • About the Edition

      Explains their importance as forts in American history, San Diego (1769), Monterey (1770), San Francisco (1776), and Santa Barbara (1782), and includes details of life while they were in use.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

      StatementJack S. Williams and Thomas Davis.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesAmerican forts and their strategic importance
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF864 .W725 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3678344M
      ISBN 101590847113
      LC Control Number2003018938
      OCLC/WorldCa53253509


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The eye-popping photography of Alastair Worden and Randy Leffingwell captures their unique character, while Leffingwell’s accessible text brings to life the overall history of California’s conquest by the Spanish; the construction and operation of the missions, presidios /5(8).

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Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store Author: Jack S. Williams. Pages in category "California presidios" The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Presidios The Mission Story Derived from the Spanish word “presidir” meaning to preside or to oversee, the Spanish set up a series The California presidios book Presidios or military forts throughout its territories in the Americas.

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The five presidios, in order of their construction, were: El Presidio Real The California presidios book San Diego.

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Like all of the presidios – and missions – this fell into disrepair when Mexico gained its independence from Spain and took over California.

The above picture was taken inwell after the arrival of Americans and California's inclusion in the United : Dale Day. Whitehead in his book, Citadel on the Channel was most likely a vault structure located in the rear yard of what is now the Rochin Adobe at Santa Barbara Street.6 Casemates were also noted at other California Presidios.

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This guidebook is a fun and fascinating tour of the missions and presidios for vacationers and history buffs : Paperback. Who Established the First Presidio in Alta California. These early expeditions resulted in the founding of two presidios or forts — the first at San Diego inand the second at Monterey in They were founded under the direction of Gaspar de Portolá, a military commander who was the first governor of both Californias (Alta and Baja).

A presidio (from the Spanish, presidio, meaning "jail" or "fortification") is a fortified base established by the Spanish in areas under their control or influence. The term is derived from the Latin word praesidium meaning protection or defense.

In the Americas, the fortresses were built to protect against pirates and rival colonists, as well as against resistance from Native Americans. The Presidios of Alta California By Sasha Honig INTRODUCTION.

Reminders that the Spanish established missions in California are hard to miss: the string of 21 places along the coast where a mission is a major tourist attraction; street names and town names and businesses with the word "mission" in them; mission-inspired architecture seen in everything from train stations to taco stands to.

Four presidios, strategically placed along the California coast and organized into separate military districts, served to protect the missions and other Spanish settlements in Upper California. A number of mission structures survive today or have been rebuilt, and many have congregations established since the beginning of the 20th century.

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