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How to Use
the Maps


Inquiry Question

Historical Context

Map 1




Table of

Locating the Site

Map 2: Mission Trail.

[Graphic] Map 2 with link to higher quality map. (Adapted from Missions Education Committee, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park: A Guidebook, San Antonio: Junior League of San Antonio, 1986)

Questions for Map 2

1. Measure the distances between the missions. Why do you think they were located so closely together? (Additional information is provided in Reading 1.)

2. Map 2 is a recent view of the area around the missions. How do the street names reflect the history of San Antonio, Texas, and the United States?

* The map on the screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high quality version of this map, but be aware that the file will take as much as two minutes to load with a 28.8K modem.




Comments or Questions

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