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California History Power Point


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California History Power Point

  1. 1. California History Hope 2009-2010 Fourth Grade
  2. 2. Valley Region <ul>The valley is a flat area of land. It has a lot of water and rich soil. There is a lot of farming also. </ul>
  3. 3. Mountain Region <ul>The mountain region is where most of the water comes from. The Beckworth Pass is a famous pass and so is the Donner Pass. </ul>
  4. 4. Desert Region <ul>The desert is a dry area that gets less than 15 inches of rain a year. </ul>
  5. 5. Coast Region <ul>The coast region has the most people. There are a lot of jobs such as fishing. The coast is known for agriculture and tourism. </ul>
  6. 6. James Cook <ul><li>James Cook was born in 1728 at Marton, England. He spent his free time learning math and navigation. His father was a Scottish mingrant farm worker. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Juan Cabrillo <ul>Juan Cabrillo was raised in Castile, and led the first European expedition. He tripped over a rock and died. </ul>
  8. 8. Christopher Columbus <ul>Christopher Columbus became a sailor in when he was 15 years old. He was born in 1451. </ul>
  9. 9. Hernando Cortes <ul>Cortes was a conquerer. He killed Montezuma and the Native Americans. </ul>
  10. 10. Gaspar De Portola <ul>Portola was a in the Spanish army in Italy. He also was appointed Governor of Las Californias from 1768-1770. </ul>
  11. 11. Father Serra <ul>Father Serra was a missionary from Spain. He left Spain in 1749 to begin his missionary work. </ul>
  12. 12. Pueblos <ul>Pueblos are villages that farm for presidios. The soldiers' families and settlers lived there. </ul>
  13. 13. Ranchos <ul>Ranchos are places that Indians raise animals and grow crops. The Indians went to the ranchos after they were free from the missions. </ul>
  14. 14. John Sutter <ul>John was a pioneer. In 1841 he built a fort called Sutter's Fort. He sold supplies to people passing through. </ul>
  15. 15. Fort Ross <ul>Fort Ross was built by the Russians and Alaskan fur trappers. It was built to be a trading post. </ul>
  16. 16. Ivan Kuskov
  17. 17. 49ers <ul>49ers are miners that came to California in 1849. </ul>
  18. 18. The Gold Rush
  19. 19. Levi Strauss
  20. 20. James Beckworth
  21. 21. Sam Brannon
  22. 22. Jedediah Smith
  23. 23. John Fremont
  24. 24. Mary Tape
  25. 25. Biddy Mason
  26. 26. Mexican American War