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  1. 1. Jose M Cantera History 141 Arguello 5/5/2009
  2. 2. <ul><li>California had come to become the ideal place in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>His was all possible through engineering and technology. </li></ul><ul><li>An example would be the transcontinental railroad that passes through the trans-sierra. </li></ul><ul><li>Developing mining techniques led to the invention of the Pelton turbine. </li></ul><ul><li>This was able to produce hydro electricity for California. </li></ul><ul><li>The airplane itself was adopted and perfected by engineers in California. </li></ul><ul><li>California is the leader of the nation when it comes to technology. </li></ul><ul><li>California was able to maintain in the lead by sticking to a profit based evolution of itself. </li></ul><ul><li>That means that California changed as it was required to keep earning money. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Several scientific expeditions were led in California during the Spanish and Mexican occupation. </li></ul><ul><li>John Charles Fremont was an explorer and scientist that first observed the Land thoroughly. </li></ul><ul><li>During the trans continental migration, Andrew Jackson Grayson came to California in 1846. </li></ul><ul><li>Grayson became involved in business after serving in battalion. </li></ul><ul><li>After that he became determined to record in pictorials all the birds in the Pacific coast. </li></ul><ul><li>For the following thirteen years he kept a documentation and description of all the birds he saw. </li></ul><ul><li>Also during the 1850’s Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species. </li></ul><ul><li>The California Academy of Sciences was established to keep a systematic survey of every important portion of the state. </li></ul><ul><li>A geographer named George Davidson was sent to survey the coast of California during 1850,later becoming the president. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Legislature established the Geological Survey of California in 1860. </li></ul><ul><li>Josiah Dwight Whitney was set out to gather geological information of California. </li></ul><ul><li>During 1852 the great valley in Sierra Nevada came to be known as Yosemite. </li></ul><ul><li>Newcomers and inhabitants were always eager and considered a rite of passage to go to Yosemite. </li></ul><ul><li>John Muir was a naturalist who helped Yosemite be turned into federal jurisdiction. </li></ul><ul><li>The University of California opened in 1869. </li></ul><ul><li>The greatest invention during this time came out of California. </li></ul><ul><li>The Pelton turbine was produced from experimentation during the 1870’s. </li></ul><ul><li>This turbine was more faster and more powerful than existing ones. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>During the twentieth century three media outlets were created. </li></ul><ul><li>These modes of communication consisted of film, radio, and television. </li></ul><ul><li>All these were created using technological advances in electronics that took place in California. </li></ul><ul><li>Media was most present in southern California as it became more populated. </li></ul><ul><li>Art in the form of paintings and architecture started to arise. </li></ul><ul><li>After the second world war was when everything started to transform again as more people migrated to California. </li></ul><ul><li>Motion Pictures started to influence California lifestyle. </li></ul><ul><li>During 1908 and 1910 more filmmakers began to arrive in Los Angeles. </li></ul><ul><li>With the help of the film industry Los Angeles would become one of the most recognized cities in the United States. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Soon after Los Angeles became famous through Hollywood several directors started to emerge. </li></ul><ul><li>Many of the movies filmed in Los Angeles were distributed all over the country. </li></ul><ul><li>Many films soon began to produce a lot of income further helping the economy of California. </li></ul><ul><li>Soon recognized actor such as Charlie Chaplin started to appear on the screen as idle actors with great fame. </li></ul><ul><li>Film Studios began to create more and more films as California’s film industry started to expand. </li></ul><ul><li>Perhaps what was most significant about Hollywood was that it never went out of business. Decade after decade it continued to produce films. </li></ul><ul><li>As film production evolved so to did the type of film as well as the quality evolved. </li></ul><ul><li>In the 1900’s there was narrative film that transformed into silent film, and eventually , audio film, followed by color, film. </li></ul><ul><li>The industry was helped by immigration from Europe. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Many of the immigrants that left Europe after the rise of the Nazi party found an occupation in California. </li></ul><ul><li>Many were even lucky enough to find a job in the film industry. </li></ul><ul><li>European ideas of film were now combined with those from the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>This crossover of culture would foreshadow an international reformation of federal immigration laws in the 1960’s. </li></ul><ul><li>During the years leading to the second world war and the involvement of the united States, several patriotic and propaganda films were created. </li></ul><ul><li>Soon several countries and their governments started to use the film towards their advantage. </li></ul><ul><li>Governments were able to capture the attention of the public through the media. </li></ul><ul><li>Culture also started to be displayed in the films of every nation. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>California is considered one of the most social and ethnic diverse states in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>This diversity in California is seen from before colonialism from Europeans and claiming of California. </li></ul><ul><li>The Native Americans had several different tribes in California, more than anywhere else in the country. </li></ul><ul><li>Further diversity was formed when the Spanish took over the land. When Mexico came into power it settled there as well prompting migration from indigenous people of the south. </li></ul><ul><li>African American bloodlines are well present in california from the slavery days. </li></ul><ul><li>Several Asian groups are present in California from the migration across the Pacific. </li></ul><ul><li>Later more Europeans came as the country grew and the gold rush was started. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>As more people migrated into California they were treated as new comers. </li></ul><ul><li>Throughout the history of California there has always been racial movements by the whites against the colored immigrants. </li></ul><ul><li>There have been several rallies and lynching of non whites. </li></ul><ul><li>One difference was seen in the Jewish population that left Europe during the rise of the Nazi political party. </li></ul><ul><li>When Jewish immigrated into Los Angeles they quickly became accepted as their own and contributed to the film industry as well as others. </li></ul><ul><li>By the 1900’s San Francisco had a higher number of foreign born immigrants than native born people. </li></ul><ul><li>Several African Americans had been present during the Gold Rush through slavery but more came as world wars came to work in the shipyards and industrial factories. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>More immigrants came during the wars in the Southeast Asia by the American government. </li></ul><ul><li>More immigrants start to flow up from southern countries making California an increasing population of brown while white grows steadily and black does not. </li></ul><ul><li>During the 1990’s a wave of immigrants came from Mexico into California as their country had been economically raped by monetary inflation caused by American and foreign countries. </li></ul><ul><li>However, during the immigration reforms of 1986 California came to become a Mexican American community with all other races as well. </li></ul><ul><li>Soon politicians began to focus on the illigal immigration from Mexico that was taking place. Many thought that there was an excessive presence of immigrants while others said they were necessary. </li></ul>