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9 Cards in this Set

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Gente de razon
("people of reason") Spaniards, Spanish-descended people and mestizos, perceived as educated and upper class
10% sales tax; trigger for the Quito Revolt in 1765
mestizaje (mestizo)
people of mixed European (Spanish) and local indigenous ancestry
Indian slaves who served as house servants, sheepherders, and in other capacities in Spanish, Mexican, and American households in the Southwest
Los Adaes
capital of Tejas on the northeastern frontier of New Spain from 1729 to 1770
Eusebio Francisco Kino
Catholic priest who became famous for his exploration of the region and for his work to Christianize the indigenous Native American population. He established over 20 missions and visitas ("country chapels"), and was known for his ability to create relationships between indigenous peoples and the religious institutions he represented.
Junipero Serra
Spanish Franciscan friar who founded the mission chain in Alta California.
Pimeria Alta
site of an important chain of missions established by the Jesuit Eusebio Kino in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, and of a significant rebellion by the Pima peoples in 1751.
Angel Navarro
leading early Spanish settler and patriarch of San Antonio, Texas. Navarro family played a prominent role in the Mexican and Texas revolutions