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California Powerpoint

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  • 1. In this PowerPoint, you will find: •History of California •Museums of California •Amusement Parks of California •Top Ten Tourist Attractions of California •Best Surfing Beaches in California
  • 2. History  1849- California became property of US because of the Treaty of Guadalupe. Also in 1849, San Francisco was devastated by fire.  1850- California became the 31st state.  1900- Oil is discovered along the Kern River.  1906- San Francisco earthquake kills 3,000, left 225,000 homeless.  1911- Women won the right to vote  1936- Golden gate Bridge completed  1952- Earthquake in Bakersfield causes over $50 million worth of damage.  1969- Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk shot and killed  1992- California became the first state to elect two women to US Senate  2003-Arnold Schwarzenegger elected as governor.
  • 3. Museums of the museums in California, by type. Here is a list of some Art  Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center (Pasadena)  Silicon Valley Art Museum (Santa Cruz) Health  Hall of Health (Berkeley) History  Buena Vista Museum of Natural History (Bakersfield)  California Natural History Museum (San Francisco)  Great Valley Museum of Natural History (Modesto)  Museum of Natural History (Morro Bay)  Orange County Natural History (Laguna Niguel)  San Diego Natural History (San Diego)
  • 4. Museums (cont.) Science  California Science Center (Los Angeles)  Chabot Space and Science Center (Oakland)  Discovery Science Center (Santa Ana)  Explorit Science Center (Davis)  Lawrence Hall of Science (Berkeley)  Reuben H Fleet Science Center (San Diego) Entertainment  Hollywood Entertainment Museum (Los Angeles) Park  Balboa Park Museum (San Diego)  Turtle Bay Exploration Park and Museum (Redding) Automotive  Blackhawk Automotive Museum (Danville)
  • 5. Amusement Parks Not only does California have many museums, but also many amusement parks. Here is a list of all the amusement parks in California.  Adventure City  Balboa Fun Zone  Belmont Park  Family Fun Center  Castle Amusement Park  Children’s Fairyland  Disney’s California Adventure
  • 6. Amusement Parks (cont.)  Disneyland  Fairytale Town  Funderland  Gilroy Gardens Theme Park  Great America  Knott’s Berry Farm  Legoland  Mountasia Family Fun Center  Nut Tree Family Park  Pacific Park  Pharaoh’s Lost Kingdom
  • 7. Amusement Parks (cont.)  Pier 39  Pixie Woods  Pixieland Amusement Park  Rotary Storyland & Playland  Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk  Scandia Amusement Park  SeaWorld  Six Flags Discovery Kingdom  Six Flags Magic Mountain  Sonoma Traintown  Studio Park Hollywood  Trees of Mystery  Universal Studios Hollywood
  • 8. Top Ten Tourist Attractions Disneyland 1. Alcatraz Island 2. Wine Train of Napa Valley 3. Yosemite National Park 4. Lake & Mt. Shasta 5. Sequoia National Park 6. San Simeon-Hearst Castle 7. Monterey Bay Aquarium 8. SeaWorld & San Diego Zoo 9. Sonoma Valley & Bodega Bay 10.
  • 9. Best Surfing Beaches  Capistrano Beach  Doheny Beach  Hermosa Beach  Huntington Beach  Dockweiler Beach  Laguna Beach  Manhattan Beach  Mission Beach  Newport Beach  Ocean Beach  Oceanside City Beach  Rockaway Beach  Pismo Beach  Silver Strand State Beach  Steamer Lane Beach

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