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California by rigo cardenas

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    • By: Rigo Cardenas
      • California was experiencing difficulties in establishment of civil society.
      • From the conquest of 1846 the singing of the treaty the U.S administered California under international law.
      • Feb 2 1848 all the Mexican territories north of the Rio Grande were given to the United States.
      4. Striking it Rich
      • on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California
      • Many Employees of Sutter Mill began to leave there jobs so they could go to find gold full time.
      • The Gold Rush was one of the most significant events in California history. It brought people from all over the United States and the world in search for gold.
      4. Striking it rich: the gold rush
    • 4 Striking it rich: important people
      • John Augustus Envisioned an agricultural empire near the American River
      • Wanted discovery of gold kept secret
      • Never did appreciate the opportunities of the Gold Rush, and left California penniless
      • James Wilson was commissioned to built a sawmill and found gold that lead to the gold rush.
      • Public works created aqueducts ,powerplants, roadways and buildings.
      • With the gold rush it made it possible for irrigation.
      • The gold rush would stabilize the metropolitan infrastructure of the San Francisco and LA.
      • It took over 6 years to build the Los Angeles aqueduct
      Great Expectations 7
      • The Japanese, Mexican American and African American made its way to California.
      • The population continued to grow until it reached 6.9 million.
      • Mexican Americans got the blue-collar jobs but some were also send back.
      • People that would come to the America would become Americanized after a short time.
      Great Expectations 7
      • Stanford University was built in 1891.
      • The Building of Stanford university inspired the building of the university of Berkley Architect John Galen Howard transformed the university of Berkley.
      • Cities started to get build in San Diego and San Fransisco.
      Great expectations 7
      • California remained closely connected to the military.
      • The United States become a global military power.
      • California became closely connected to the military
      War and peace -9
      • The professor George Ellery Hale helped organize the national scientific establishment.
      • San Diego had a Marine Corps training depot.
      • During the first World War the U.S contributed a fair share of troops.
      • In 1914 the Navy established the Pacific fleet.
      War and peace world war 1
      • The war department had increased its presence in California.
      • California supported the American first movement and wanted to keep the U.S out of war.
      • The attack on Pearl Harbor threw California into a panic.
      • The Army Air corps established a number of pilot and mechanic training.
      War and peace world war 2