Chapter 16

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  1. Population development in california
    • 1.
    • 300,00 native
    • americans ( 1/6 OF POP)

    • 2.
    • Jumipero Serra :
    • established first Spanish colony

    • 3.
    • Grew to include
    • 21 sites along the coast

    • 4.
    • Mexican independence
    • in 1822

    • 5.
    • Trade w/ other
    • countries – higher foreigners

    • 6.
    • 1833 started to confiscating
    • mission lands

    • 7.
    • Treaty of
    • Guadlapue Hidalgo ; transferred about 40 %
    • mex including Cal to the US
  2. Describe the legacy of the Gold Rush
    • 1.
    • Miners overran
    • most Native Californian settlements committing murder and abuse

    • 2.
    • Natives lost
    • property or forced into lengthy disputes over land

    • 3.
    • Greed of minors
    • caused racism, price gouging and lawlessness

    • 4.
    • Minors caused
    • serious ecological problems

    • 5.
    • Degradation of
    • rivers and foothills

    • 6.
    • Produced commercial
    • opportunities for enterprising

    • 7.
    • Wells fargo bank;
    • levi strauss company ( traveling salesperson)
  3. 3 versions of CA installment
    • 1.
    • (1)Influenced by
    • optimism and inexperience of the 48 delegates

    • 2.
    • 2/3s of whom were
    • in their 20s and 30s

    • 3.
    • Relied on state
    • constitutions of Iowa and NY

    • 4.
    • Got Spanish adopted
    • as the official second language

    • 5.
    • (2) workingmens
    • party; exploited public condemnation of wealth

    • 6.
    • Virulent attack
    • on Chinese

    • 7.
    • (3) sought to
    • ride gov of corruption and restore democratic principles direct democracy, initiative
    • , recall, and referendum
  4. Political and economic influences of big 4
    • ·
    • Completing the
    • western half of the transcontinental railroad

    • ·
    • Bought international
    • and domestic steamship lines.

    • ·
    • Able to set its
    • own shipping rates for more than 30 years.

    • ·
    • Kept industries on
    • the verge of bankruptcy with excess freight charges.

    • ·
    • Profited from
    • outright sales of free land

    • ·
    • Controlled party
    • organizations and played them against each other

    • ·
    • Subsidized newspapers
    • and controlled public opinion.

    • ·
    • Chinese were
    • pawns of the big four in a conspericy to oppress white workers
  5. Effects of WW2 on CA
    • ·
    • Transformed as
    • the state for deployment

    • ·
    • Became a major
    • location for defense industries

    • ·
    • More than 1.6
    • million americans moved to ca

    • ·
    • Northern Californian
    • shipbuilind employed much of population

    • ·
    • 40 % of all ships
    • and aircraft were constructed in CA

    • ·
    • Employed a
    • diverse work place; included women and minoirites

    • ·
    • Dramatically increased
    • African American pop

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