Catholic Missions and Spanish Colonialism
This course offers a series of modules through which AP history teachers can introduce histories of Spanish colonialism and Catholic missionary work in the Americas. Topics include colonial economies, Mexican-American border history, and race relations. Major historical themes from AP history curriculum include American diversity, American identity, culture, economic transformations, and religion, and apply to historical outlines concerning transatlantic beginnings and colonial encounters as well as sections on colonial North America.
CONTENTS: Chapter 1 Introduction to Spanish Missions: Religion and Politics -- Chapter 2 Introduccion Las misiones espanolas -- Chapter 3 Catholic Missions and Colonial Economies in Spanish America -- Chapter 4 Las misiones caticas y las economías coloniales en la América espanolas -- Chapter 5 Native Americans and Catholic Missionaries in Spanish America -- Chapter 6 Los indios y los misioneros caticos en la América espanolas -- Chapter 7 Spanish Catholic Missions and Border History -- Chapter 8 Misiones caticas espalas y la historia de la frontera -- Index of Keywords and Terms