The Spanish Missions in Texas comprise a series of religious outposts established by Spanish Catholic Dominicans , Jesuits , and Franciscans to spread the Catholic doctrine among area Native Americans , but with the added benefit of giving Spain a toehold in the frontier land. The missions introduced European livestock , fruits , vegetables , and industry into the Texas area.
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However, it wasn't until that the Spanish monarchy of King Philip V was stimulated to consider how to protect his claims to Alta California. Dover Publications, Inc.