Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

California

429

Published on

Published in: Education, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
429
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. California
    • Brooke Soto
    • M. Arguello
  • 2. Great Expectations Chapter 7 Chapter 7
    • California started to lay the foundation of its political and socioeconomic structures in 1890s.
    • The public works infrastructure created dams, aqueducts, reservoirs, power plants,bridges, roadways, buildings, and stadiums.
    • Gold Rush technology made it possible for irrigation; this would stabilize the metropolitan infrastructure of San Francisco & Los Angeles.
    • It took over 6 years to build the L.A. aqueduct, which was over 235 miles of canals, conduits, and tunnels.
  • 3. Great Expectations Chapter 7 Chapter 7
    • Architects started building the surrounding city and schools.
    • Stanford University was build in 1891 with beautiful landscapes & vivid mediterranean implements.
    • The building of Stanford inspired the dramatic effort to upgrade University of California at Berkeley.
    • The architect John Galen Howard transformed the university of Berkeley with a campanile, stadium, outdoor greek theater, and lined plazas.
    • American cities started to build and rebuild in San Francisco and San Diego.
    • Goodhue’s California building was the master icon for the development of Southern California for the next two decades.
  • 4. Great Expectations Chapter 7 Chapter 7
    • Population continued to grow until it reached 6.9 million in 1940.
    • Most people that migrated were of white or European descent.
    • The Japanese, Mexican American, and African American eventually made its way to California.
    • After the Japanese women migrated over, there were multiple marriages and child-bearing.
    • The Mexican-Americans got blue-collar jobs, while some were sent back to Mexico.
    • African Americans were still ridiculed and segregated during 1926.
    • People that migrated to California became Americanized after a short time.
  • 5. Great Expectations Chapter 7 Chapter 7
    • The white majority of Southern California was divided into three categories: Oligarchs, Babbitts, and Folks.
    • Oligarchs were the older southern California families in their 2nd or 3rd generation of wealth.
    • Babbitts were newly arrived middle class that consisted of corporation executives, bankers, lawyers, doctors, and real estate developers.
    • Folks were the white anglo-saxon protestants from the midwest.
    • The booming economy provided jobs for everyone.
  • 6. An Imagined Place Chapter 11 Chapter 11
    • The 20th century debuted three entertainment media that included film, radio, and television.
    • The motion picture camera was first established in France, then England and the U.S. in 1895.
    • Earlier studios were found in New York, Philadelphia, and New Jersey.
    • L.A. became the new place for making movies when people realized that it was great for outside filmmaking.
  • 7. An Imagined Place Chapter 11 Chapter 11
    • Seeing a movie brought people together during the 2nd world war.
    • Movie genres ranged to both sides of the spectrum, which inspired writers to start creating new works.
    • Movies expressed as brooding dramas that expressed political and racial tensions like The Ten Commandments spurred writers like John Steinbeck and Ernest Hemingway to create hard-boiled detective stories.
  • 8. An Imagined Place Chapter 11 Chapter 11
    • Poets, photographers, and painters brought new styles that created new realms of vigor for the time period.
    • Each artistic movement seemed to inspire the next.
    • Music also fit into the transformation from conservative to avant-garde.
    • Opera houses and orchestras became popular, which were being put into movies with sound like Walt Disney’s Fantasia .
    • The architect Frank Gehry built one of the greatest building in 2004, The Disney Hall.
  • 9. Arnold! Chapter 13 Chapter 13
    • Is California governable? What kind of government do Californians want?
    • Despite its reputation, California for its first 110 years was a Republican state.
    • The more suburbanized California became, the more Republican it became.
    • In 1960s Republicanism became populist and antigovernment, while the Democrats went the opposite direction.
    • The second half of the 1900s an explosion of disagreement affected every major category of the state: politics, feminism, sexuality, education, literary and artistic value, drugs, and the military.
    • The rest of the nation by the 21st century had become “California-ized”.
  • 10. Arnold! Chapter 13 Chapter 13
    • The Free Speech Movement of 1964 at UC Berkeley started a riot among students.
    • There was an expression of opposition to the Vietnam war, fear of being drafted, desire for more sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll.
    • There was a mass arrest of about 750 students.
    • The movement helped launch a sensibility and an attitude in the baby boomer generation that would affect behavior and values in the next 40 years.
  • 11. Arnold! Chapter 13 Chapter 13
    • The Hippie Movement also happened in 1964
    • Hippies became attached to the symbols of peace and friendship
    • They dressed in motley arrangements like tie-dyed fabrics, beads, headbands, and flowers.
    • In 1967, the Summer of Love mass rally happened. Psychedelic music and marijuana smoke appeared as a layer of San Francisco fog.
    • Hippie movement turned into drug-driven society.
  • 12. Arnold! Chapter 13 Chapter 13
    • Primary task of the government is to do day to day work necessary to keep society functioning.
    • Politics is the theater of opinion and it requires a drama with a plot.
    • Immigration has always been an issue along with environment, education, social programs, and taxation.
    • Everything costs money $$$
    • California was given a glimmer of hope when Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected governor.
    • He called California the golden dream by the sea, which no one had referred our state to in a long time.

×