Using information found in Chapter 6, discuss the results of the decision of the Spanish to colonize Alta California after 1769 by using the following questions to form a response.
- Define: colonization.
- After 1769, what specific forms did the Spanish colonization of Alta California take?
- For better or worse, how did the Spanish bring “civilization” to the region?
- How successful were those attempts to establish a Hispanic presence in Alta California?
- How did the Indian tribes already living in CA respond and react to that colonization?