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  1. 1. California history <ul><li>Lizzy Johnson
  2. 2. 2009-2010
  3. 3. 4 th Grade </li></ul>I love history
  4. 4. Desert <ul><li>The desert has rich minerals metals and more materials that have been dug up from earth. One part of the desert, called the Imperial valley, has really rich soil that gets water from the American Canal. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Coast Region <ul><li>The coast region provides many different kinds of jobs. The fishing industries supplies fresh fish to restaurants and grocery stores. Many of the valuable oil comes from the southern coast. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Mountain Region <ul><li>The mountain regions trees are used for timber. Timber is a tip of wood for other products. The most importing timber tree is the Douglas fir. The western side of the mountain has a gold mines and other resources. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Valley Region <ul><li>The valley industries of California has the best farming areas. The valley also has rivers help grow crops. Many fruits and vegetables grow here. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Jedediah Smith <ul><li>Jedediah Smith led a group of Americans overland from east of California. He crossed back thought the Sierra Nevada t the Great Salt Lake. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Juan Cabrillo <ul><li>He sailed north from Mexico to find a rout to Asia. He also explored San Diego. </li></ul>
  10. 10. James Cook <ul><li>Cook was a smart and curious student. James cook became well known sailer, explore, and mapmaker. He explored the seas around Antarctica on a ship called resolutions. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Presidios <ul><li>Presidios is a Spanish name for fort. A Presidios is a home were soldiers sleep. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Mission <ul><li>A Mission is a settlement set up by a religious group to teach there religion and other ways of life to native people. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Ranchos <ul><li>Ranchos are large ares of land where crops are grown. Were often used for animals. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Junipero Serra <ul><li>In 1749 he left Spain to begin missionary work. </li></ul>Egin
  15. 15. Portal <ul><li>Portal was a Spain solider. He led an expedition present day Monterey. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Sutter's fort <ul><li>John Sutter made Sutter's Fort in 1841. It was located where the Sacramento and American River meet. He solid supplies passing through the area. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Ivan Kuskov <ul><li>He built Fort Ross in 1812. He was a Russian and led a group of Russian fur t rapers. </li></ul>
  18. 18. James Beckwourth <ul><li>In 1850 Beckwourth led settlers through a mountain pass in the Sierra Nevada that was named after him later. He was an African American scout. </li></ul>
  19. 19. John Bidwell <ul><li>In 1841 he Wagon Train for settlers to go here to Independence, Missouri. </li></ul>
  20. 20. John C. Fremont <ul><li>He traveled all over the U.S. Government in the early 1840s.He wrote reports making people exited to go west </li></ul>
  21. 21. 49ers <ul><li>49ers got there name from coming for gold in 1849. They lived in boomtowns. They faced many problems such as fining fools gold </li></ul>
  22. 22. Sam Brannan <ul><li>Sam Brannan sold supplies so people could mine for gold. He was an entrepreneur. He became really rich in the gold rush. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Levi Strauss <ul><li>Levi was another entrepreneur. He made pants. He added metal rivets to denim pants to make them stronger. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Biddy Mason <ul><li>She was an African American slave. She petition for her freedom. Because California is a free state she got her freedom. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Mary Tape <ul><li>Mary Tape was a chines American who wanted her children to go to school. He sued the state of California. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Mexican American War <ul><li>The Mexican American War was between Mexicans and the U.S.A. The U.S.A won the war. </li></ul>
  27. 27. About Me <ul><li>Hi I'm Lizzy I'm in the 4 th Grade. I was born September 25 th , 1999. I love animals and when I grow up I want to be a animal rescuer. I am really silly and wearied </li></ul>