HIST 141 Summer 2011 By: Le Thi My Ho
1: QUEEN CALAFIA’S ISLAND <ul><li>1533 Spanish explorer,  Hernan Cortes , landed on what they thought was an island and ca...
1: QUEEN CALAFIA’S ISLAND <ul><li>California is resulted from  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A collision and grinding of the North...
1: QUEEN CALAFIA’S ISLAND <ul><li>Major  Earthquakes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1857 Tejon Pass in Southern California </li></u...
10: O BRAVE NEW WORLD <ul><li>Science and Technology originated in California </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mining  Technology </l...
10: O BRAVE NEW WORLD <ul><li>Well known  Universities ,  Schools , and  Research Institutes  for mining, geology, agricul...
10: O BRAVE NEW WORLD <ul><li>Inventors, Creditors,  and  Scientists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lee de Forest – credited 180 pa...
11: AN IMAGINED PLACE <ul><li>20 TH   Century – Developed in California: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Entertainment  Media Indust...
11: AN IMAGINED PLACE <ul><li>Film Studios  Originated in California </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Metro Goldwyn-Mayer </li></ul><...
11: AN IMAGINED PLACE <ul><li>1930s Arrival of Talented European Emigrants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Academics, Scientists, Do...
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  1. 1. HIST 141 Summer 2011 By: Le Thi My Ho
  2. 2. 1: QUEEN CALAFIA’S ISLAND <ul><li>1533 Spanish explorer, Hernan Cortes , landed on what they thought was an island and called it after the mythic island of California, hoping to find gold and precious stones </li></ul><ul><li>California is a peninsula that faces the Pacific Ocean between latitude 42 degrees north (at the border of the American state of Oregon) and latitude 32 degrees north (at the border of the Mexican state of Baja California Norte) </li></ul><ul><li>Earliest Inhabitants, The Native Americans, had so many languages, tribes, tribelets, and these autonomous communities offered a paradigm of linguistic and cultural diversity for the rest of the world </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1: QUEEN CALAFIA’S ISLAND <ul><li>California is resulted from </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A collision and grinding of the North American and Pacific plates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lava flow of volcanoes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bulldozing action of glaciers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flow of water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Depositing of alluvial soil </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Distinct arrangements of Mountain, Valley, Canyon, Coastline, Plain, and Desert </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1: QUEEN CALAFIA’S ISLAND <ul><li>Major Earthquakes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1857 Tejon Pass in Southern California </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1872 Owens Valley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1906 San Francisco </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1933 Long Beach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1971 San Fernando Valley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1989 San Francisco Bay Area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1994 San Fernando Valley </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. 10: O BRAVE NEW WORLD <ul><li>Science and Technology originated in California </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mining Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pelton Turbine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hydroelectricity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial Infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1880s Aviation was adopted and perfected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1920s lead in Vacuum Tube Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1930s lead in Smashing the Atom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1950s Digital Revolution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leading the nation in Biotechnology </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. 10: O BRAVE NEW WORLD <ul><li>Well known Universities , Schools , and Research Institutes for mining, geology, agriculture, mechanical engineering, electronic, medicine, science, and technology: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The California Academy of Sciences – San Francisco </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of California – Los Angeles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The College of California – Oakland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>St. Ignatius College – San Francisco </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yosemite Art Gallery - San Francisco </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The California School of Design - San Francisco </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Southern California – Los Angeles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lick Observatory – Mount Hamilton </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First Astronomical Observatory – San Francisco </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>California Institute of Technology – Pasadena </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Caltech – Berkeley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UCSD – San Diego </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. 10: O BRAVE NEW WORLD <ul><li>Inventors, Creditors, and Scientists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lee de Forest – credited 180 patents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Amplifiers, Transcontinental Phone Calls, Radiotelephone Transmission </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edwin Howard Armstrong </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Father of Radio” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Philo T. Farnsworth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Projection of Images, “Orthicon” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frederick Emmons Terman – Electrical Engineer Profressor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Klystron Tube for Radar Project </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>David Packard and William Hewlett </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audio Oscillator </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ernest Orlando Lawrence – Nobel Prize in Physics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cyclotron Development, Atomic Structure and Transmutation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steven Paul Jobs and Stephen Wozniak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Apple I, Apple II Computers </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. 11: AN IMAGINED PLACE <ul><li>20 TH Century – Developed in California: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Entertainment Media Industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Film, Radio, and Television </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Art Industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Writing, Painting, Architecture, and Music </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Profession </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Screenwriters, Directors, Actors, Actresses, Technicians, Filmmakers, Camera Crew, and Support Staff </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Promoted Internationalized Emigrants to the Film Industry, the Academy, Music, and Medicine Aspects of Life </li></ul>
  9. 9. 11: AN IMAGINED PLACE <ul><li>Film Studios Originated in California </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Metro Goldwyn-Mayer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RKO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Warner Bros </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twentieth Century Fox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paramount </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Universal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>United Artists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Columbia </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. 11: AN IMAGINED PLACE <ul><li>1930s Arrival of Talented European Emigrants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Academics, Scientists, Doctors, Psychiatrists, Psychoanalysts, Musicians, Writers, Artists, Actors, Film Directors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Well known Writers, Directors of that time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robinson Jeffers; John Steinbeck; William Saroyan; Thomas Mann, Heinrich Mann, Alfred Doblin; Edmund Wilson; James M. Cain; Horace McCoy, Richard Hallis; F. Scott Fitzgerald ; William Faulkner ; John Fante; Nathanael West; Aldous Huxley; Joan Didion; William Everson; and Gary Snyder </li></ul></ul>

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