The Second World<br />Globalization and economic resources<br />History 141<br />CALIFORNIA<br />From the 1900’s to the 20th century<br />By Ronald G Himmer <br />
SOUTH AMERICA<br />VENIZUELA<br />MEXICO<br /><ul><li>Harsh adjustment to internal competition, wider income gaps, and more drug and trafficking are keeping people from ever becoming of any significance to the rest of the world.
Hugo Chavez</li></li></ul><li>Argentina’s main exports—Brazil 18.9%, China 9.1%, U.S. 7.4%, Chile 6.7%, Netherlands 4.2%<br />Columbia has possesses pacific and Caribbean coasts<br />Main exports—U.S. 38%, Venezuela 16.2%, Ecuador 4%<br />Brazil’s exports—U.S. 14%, Argentina 8.9%, China 8.3%, Netherlands 5.3%, Germany 4.5%, Japan 3.1%<br />
European Union<br />The Caucasian Corridor—After gaining independence from Russia in 1991, these countries became members of the European Bank for Reconstruction<br />Georgia—Azerbaijan--Armenia<br />
European reform in the Balkans<br />Internal conflicts and rebel's is proving to be a challenge for the European Union <br />
San Francisco, California—the center point in which military stations were formed<br />Moffett Field—Lighter than air facility in 1931<br />Union Iron Works—Mare Island—Main developer for Naval war ships<br />
California—Past and Present<br />1906-segregation of Japanese children from public schools—San Francisco<br />1913-Alien Land Act-prohibiting Japanese immigrants from owning any land<br />1924-Immigration Act—prohibiting Japanese from migrating to the US<br />
Japanese concentration camps in 1942<br />Pearl Harbor—WWII 1942—Japanese bombed the Americas<br />The end of WWII in 1945<br />
Development/ Southern California<br />After the war—houses were built to accommodate soldiers—San Fernando Valley<br />Disneyland-An attraction park were all could be happy<br />
Freedom of Speech movements<br />Greatest mass arrest—750 students.<br />1967—Hippes—Drugs, Sex, and rock-n-roll<br />Gay society in San Francisco--1970<br />
Charles Manson murders<br />Put an end to the hippie movement!<br />
Catastrophes<br />Millions in damages/human casualties<br />1989-7.1 San Francisco earthquake<br />1991-Oakland Hills fire<br />1969-Santa Barbara oil spill<br />
Pete Wilson signed into law the Electric Utility Industry Restructuring-California ended up buying electricity at exorbitant prices in order to forestall the total collapse of the economy<br />2000-Nasdaq’s demise resulting in the firing of 129,310 people – a 40 plus percent drop within the next two years<br />
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