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The demand for oil grew during the late 1800's and early 1900's because?
The railroads and cars started using oil.
The people of San Francisco rebuilt their city after waht?
The 1906 earthquake.
Between 1870 and 1910 many immigrants because?
They wanted jobs.
The farmers help control flooding in the Central Valley by?
building levees.
The transcontinental railroad changed California by what?
Allowing people and goods to travel there quickly.
The businesspeople who invested in Theodore Judah's railroad were later called...
The Big Four.
In the years after California became a state the speed of sending changed because...
The services of the Pony Express increased speed.
Los Angeles grew quickly in the late 1800s and early 1900s because
The railroads came to Los Angeles and a harbor was dug.
The problem the Chinese immigrants faced was...
One of the improvements made in California's agricultural industry in the late 1800's was...
Pant scientists created better kinds of plants.
Another improvement was
refrigerated cars made it possible for farmers to send fruit and vegtables across the country.
A improvement was
advertising to spread the word about their crops.
The main crop grown in the Central Valley
was wheat.
Building the Central Pacific railroad was difficult because
Of the Sierra Nevada.
The telegraph changed California's communication with the rest of the United States by What?
Allowing messages to be sent across the country in minutes.
The combined value of milk and cream and nursery products in California in the late 1800's was
about $5 billion.
Nurery products value was about
1.5 billion.
Milk and Creams value together was
the leader in agricultural products in California.
Grapes had the second most with
slightly more than $2 billion.
The difference between the value of milk and cream and the value of grapes was
about $2 billion.