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California ning site

  1. 1. Ning Site Posting: California Victoria Herrera History 141 Online
  2. 2. Chapter 1 Queen Calafia’s Island Place and First People <ul><li>California </li></ul><ul><li>California faces the Pacific Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>California rests on two tectonic plates </li></ul><ul><li>The state formed as a result from a collision of the North American and Pacific plates </li></ul><ul><li>San Francisco Bay is among the two finest natural harbors on the planet </li></ul><ul><li>41 California mountains rise to more than 10,000 feet </li></ul>
  3. 3. Chapter 1 Queen Calafia’s Island Place and First People <ul><li>Native Americans </li></ul><ul><li>Around 1492 one third of Native Americans lived in California </li></ul><ul><li>The Native Americans in California belonged to 22 linguistic families, 135 separate languages </li></ul><ul><li>There was no need to make war between the different tribes because there was enough land and food for everyone </li></ul><ul><li>With no need to make war there was no need to develop hierarchies </li></ul><ul><li>As Europe came to California they invaded their land, wiped out their food supply, uprooted their culture, and decimated their numbers </li></ul>
  4. 4. Chapter 5 Regulation, Railroad, and Revolution Achievement and Turmoil in the New State <ul><li>Point San Quentin prison </li></ul><ul><li>Reuben Clark was chosen to design the structure </li></ul><ul><li>James Madison Estell had hoped to make a profit from convict labor </li></ul><ul><li>Estell’s management style was extremely cruel or extremely lenient </li></ul><ul><li>Politically connected prisoners were treated with deference and privilege </li></ul><ul><li>In 1855 Estell’s contract was canceled and a state appointed warden assumed responsibility for the prison </li></ul>

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