Chapter 7

Events

1680 Opening of Pope's rebellion in New Mexico

1680

1687 Pima cacique, Coxi, receives baptism

1687

1691 Spanish reconquer New Mexico

1691

1695 Pima people rose in revolt

1695

1720 Felipe V abolishes encomienda system

1720

1749 Junipero Serra comes to America

1749

1769 Junipero Serra establishes his first mission at San Diego

1769

1769 Don Gaspar de Portola founds Monterey and discovers the bay of San Francisco

1769

1770 Portola and Serra take formal possession of Alta California for the king of Spain

1770

1786 alcalde mayor system abolished

1786