HIS - midterm study guide (2).txt

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  1. Jose de Galvez-
    • * Around 1770
    • * Created settlement with Serra: via missions and presidios
    • * Goal: rapid establishment of Spanish authority over Spanish territory
    • * royal expectations of missions:
    • o Pacification of native populations with limited violence
    • o Missions to Hispanicize native populations
    • o Missions as the precursors to pueblos�agricultural towns
    • o Native support structures for Spanish settlement
  2. Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo-
    • * Saw himself steadily marginalized in his own native land, despite his efforts to stay at the forefront of change.
    • * one of eight californios to serve in California's constitutional convention, and was subsequently elected to the first state senate.
    • * Around 1846
    • * Led a victorious Mexican and Indian expedition against an Indian revolt at the San Jos� mission
    • * critical of much of Mexican upper class society and government
    • * military commander, politician, and rancher
  3. Lansford W. Hastings-
    • * Actively tried to recruit new immigrants in the Westward expansion with John Marsh
    • * Both seek to emulate Texas
    • * 1845
    • * California pioneer
    • * Public speaker
    • * Author of an emigration guide
    • * �slightly misleading� informant on this western paradise
    • * Hasting�s goal�become the next Sam Houston
    • * Donner Party a victim of Hasting�s propaganda
  4. People vs. Hall-
    • * 1854
    • * Murder trial of George Hall�killed Ling Sing over a mining dispute
    • * Conviction appealed to the CA Supreme Court
    • * Ruling classifies Chinese as �Indians�
    • * Implication�Chinese cannot testify against whites
    • * Conviction overturned
  5. Lux vs. Haggin-
    • * Lawsuit over water rights (riparian rights=water rights applies to land next to water vs prior appropriation= first users have rights to water)
    • * 1886
    • * Lux-Miller Cattle Company�s usage of Kern Valley water
    • * Problem�Kern Valley Land and Water Company
    • * Water diverted upstream from cattle company
    • * Lux vs. Haggin decides in favor of Miller and Lux
    • * Problems of Lux vs Haggin:
    • o Potential to prevent usage of water to farming communities
    • o Potential to create monopoles for water= soaring water prices

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