In addition to the partnership, he was staking his own claims and enjoying a security he had never known. While large game was not hunted and agriculture was unknown, an adequate food supply existed. With the soldiers gone east to fight the Civil War, the Apaches were raiding livestock regularly in Arizona.
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Invading from the east, the Anglos quickly infiltrated the areas which Indians still occupied in the state. When the Indians retaliated with raids on cattle, they were promptly visited by punitive expeditions. Both got off a shot.
Conquest and impression, rather than enticement and exegesis, became established Mission practices after
Prior to the American conquest, three labor systems had existed in California: the communal forced-labor of the Missions, peonage, and, to a limited extent, free labor. Indian forced-labor is the key to the explanation of the rapid agricultural development, as it also explains the backward and restricted character of this development.
From tothe Spanish had made only yankee sex offender in San Buenaventura (Ventura) twenty large land grants in the province, but, in the period from toover large grants were handed out. Indians furnished the labor power for the far-flung Mission enterprises.
While the children raised in the Missions did learn some Spanish, the adults probably never acquired more than the phrase "Amar a Dios. During the fight stray bullets struck Constable Redona, another officer and a Chinese onlooker.
The farther these expeditions penetrated into gentile territory, the more resistance they encountered.
Theoretically the soldiers were supposed to perform all work required for the maintenance of the King's farm, but the close proximity of the domesticated Indians effectively discouraged the idea of manual labor. As thus applied the term was as unjustly opprobrious as it would have been to call all Chinese "rat-eaters.
Since the Spanish invasion had been along the coast, the hinterland area had been left as a kind of Indian territory.