Video Clip: The Spanish Mission System


At the Old Mission Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara, California, director Monica Orozco explained the Spanish mission system in California and the goals of the Catholic Church and the Spanish Empire in establishing these missions and presidios.

2 minutes


  • Catholic Church
  • Christianity
  • Colonialism
  • Evangelize
  • Friar
  • Frontier
  • New Spain
  • Spanish Empire