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California p art1jamessmithiii

  1. 1. CALIFORNIA PART ONE BY: James Smith III
  2. 2. Chapter 1: Queen Califa’s Island <ul><li>A mythical queen of the Island California </li></ul><ul><li>She rose her all female army to help the Muslims fight off the Christians </li></ul><ul><li>Her name is of Arabic descent which means “religious state leader” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Chapter 1 <ul><li>Because of tectonic plates California has a very diverse landscape from mountains to valleys </li></ul><ul><li>There are two seasons in California: wet and dry. The wet season is from December-February and the dry season is from March-October. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the rain falls in the northern part of the state and can reach up to 80 inches in rain </li></ul>
  4. 4. Chapter 1 <ul><li>Because of California unique landscape it attracted many natives to come and live </li></ul><ul><li>Over 25 generations of native Americans had been learning about California when Europeans came in 1492 </li></ul><ul><li>Until this point it was believed that about a third of all Native Americans lived in California –that would be millions of people </li></ul><ul><li>With so many people there were many languages as much as 135 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Chapter 4 <ul><li>February 2, 1948 the USA and Mexico signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which The United States control of California. With this deal Mexico received $15 million and another $3.25 millions paid to its citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Alcalade Law became the law of the land until the Gold Rush boom. Alcalade law was the fusion of America Law and Mexican Laws into one sort of broken government </li></ul>
  6. 6. Chapter 4 <ul><li>In 1848 James Marshall found Gold. </li></ul><ul><li>On December 5,1848 President Polk made it official that Gold had been discovered in California </li></ul><ul><li>After that there was boom in the population in California where people were looking to become rich of the precious mineral </li></ul><ul><li>With this influx of people it only took two years for “non natives” to have 250000 people and allowed San Francisco to become a major city, housing many of the worker </li></ul>
  7. 7. Chapter 4 <ul><li>Gold Rush Interesting Facts : </li></ul><ul><li>It created a melting pot of people from around the world from China to Australian </li></ul><ul><li>Although many came to California to “strike it rich” betting their entire life savings on the journey, one in twelve would die </li></ul><ul><li>Considered a “defining moment” for the USA, because it symbolizes our immigrant nature and the American Dream </li></ul>

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