California A History By Charles Somers
Chapter 4 Striking it Rich <ul><li>James Marshall finds gold at Sutters mill on Jan 24 th  1848  </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 5 1...
Chapter 4 Striking it Rich  <ul><li>Mostly young men but some middle aged venture to California </li></ul><ul><li>They wou...
Chapter 4 Striking it Rich  <ul><li>The “mother lode” 210 miles long in sierra Nevada foot hills </li></ul><ul><li>The gol...
Chapter 5 regulation railroads and revolution  <ul><li>First railroad in California connected San Fransico and Folsom </li...
Chapter 5 regulation railroads and revolution  <ul><li>Pacific Railway Act 1862 </li></ul><ul><li>Union Pacific to build e...
Chapter 5 regulation railroads and revolution  <ul><li>The trans continental Rail Road  </li></ul><ul><li>Central pacific ...
Chapter 11 An Imagined Place <ul><li>The 20 th  century southern California was home to three entertainment media </li></u...
Chapter 11 An Imagined Place <ul><li>1920-30s many studios came to be in southern California  </li></ul><ul><li>Holly wood...
Chapter 11 An Imagined Place <ul><li>The grapes of Wrath  the first major American novel to be written into a movie script...
Sources  <ul><li>California by kevin starr </li></ul><ul><li>Google images </li></ul>
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California a history[1]

  1. 1. California A History By Charles Somers
  2. 2. Chapter 4 Striking it Rich <ul><li>James Marshall finds gold at Sutters mill on Jan 24 th 1848 </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 5 1848 President Polk made it official that GOLD had been found in California </li></ul><ul><li>The “rush” a mass migration to California from all over the world </li></ul>
  3. 3. Chapter 4 Striking it Rich <ul><li>Mostly young men but some middle aged venture to California </li></ul><ul><li>They would choose one of three routes </li></ul><ul><li>Overland </li></ul><ul><li>Ship via panama </li></ul><ul><li>Ship around the horn </li></ul>
  4. 4. Chapter 4 Striking it Rich <ul><li>The “mother lode” 210 miles long in sierra Nevada foot hills </li></ul><ul><li>The gold was not under private owenership </li></ul><ul><li>It belonged to everyone provided they could find it </li></ul>Santiago de Arguello of Mission San Juan Capistrano, ca.1841
  5. 5. Chapter 5 regulation railroads and revolution <ul><li>First railroad in California connected San Fransico and Folsom </li></ul><ul><li>June 1861 central pacific railroad </li></ul>
  6. 6. Chapter 5 regulation railroads and revolution <ul><li>Pacific Railway Act 1862 </li></ul><ul><li>Union Pacific to build east ward from Omaha </li></ul><ul><li>Central Pacific to build west ward from Sacramento </li></ul><ul><li>1864 incentive act paid the railroads per mile </li></ul>
  7. 7. Chapter 5 regulation railroads and revolution <ul><li>The trans continental Rail Road </li></ul><ul><li>Central pacific and union pacific join tracks at promontory summit Utah </li></ul><ul><li>May 10 th 1869 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Chapter 11 An Imagined Place <ul><li>The 20 th century southern California was home to three entertainment media </li></ul><ul><li>Film </li></ul><ul><li>Radio </li></ul><ul><li>television </li></ul>
  9. 9. Chapter 11 An Imagined Place <ul><li>1920-30s many studios came to be in southern California </li></ul><ul><li>Holly wood has never fallen into a slump </li></ul><ul><li>Great studios such as Disney, fox paramount, universal ect. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Chapter 11 An Imagined Place <ul><li>The grapes of Wrath the first major American novel to be written into a movie script </li></ul><ul><li>In the sultans power first movie to be filmed completely in California(1908) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Sources <ul><li>California by kevin starr </li></ul><ul><li>Google images </li></ul>
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