Presidio: Definition, Components & History

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What is a presidio?

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1. What was the standard design and material used to build a presidio?

2. What was the Reconquista?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Enhance what you know about the history and events surrounding the Spanish presidio with this quiz and worksheet combination. To pass the quiz, you'll need to know what the terms presidio, Reconquista and rancho del rey refer to.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These resources will test you on:

  • Spanish geography
  • Spanish architecture
  • The purpose of the presidio and the rancho del rey
  • Significant events in Spanish history

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will challenge your abilities in:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the construction and purpose of a presidio
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Spanish history
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Spanish presidio

Additional Learning

To increase your comprehension of this important structure, spend some time reviewing the associated lesson called Presidio: Definition, Components & History. This lesson will address the following objectives:

  • Identify the uses of the presidio
  • Familiarize yourself with locations where presidios were built
  • Know the structural features of the presidio
  • Review the history of the Spanish empire and how it led to the construction of presidios
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