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  • California Gold Rush Research Paper

    The California gold rush of the 1840’s and 50’s was no exception. It all started in 1848 when a newspaper based in San Francisco called “The Californian” first broke the news of gold in the area. “GLORIOUS SUCCESS! AT THE BEE HIVE!! UNPARALLELED IN CALIFORNIA!!!” Once the news broke, people moved to California by the thousands and interest by the states grew larger and larger by the day. Furthermore, America saw that a great deal of people were already coming to California from other parts of California, from the east coast and even from South America.So, they decided to do their best to acquire California for the ability to have it’s own gold, and for the growth of its economy. Evidence of the U.S. interest in California can be found right after the gold was discovered. Just a few days after the gold was discovered, the treaty of Guadalupe was signed, and California…

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  • How Did The California Gold Rush

    Hidalgo was signed. This ended the Mexican-American War leaving California in the hands of the United States. At that time the population of the territory consisted of 6,500 people of Spanish or Mexican decent; 700 foreigners (primarily Americans); and 150,000 Native Americans. (William Kelly Gold Rush Document 1849 paragraph 2). The value of gold brought people from all over the world to the area. Gold was so attractive because it is one of the most useful minerals. It can easily be used…

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  • Essay On Mexican Mission System

    Jesuits were of the Spanish clergy. The mission that the Franciscans and Jesuits was to publicize and be the widespread religion that they would be controlled over. "Missionaries found it necessary to congregate seminomadic Indians into villages in order to Christianize and civilize them"( Weber 17). In many areas of the Southwest, Indians were ordained to live in these particular missionized areas where they were deliberately forced to work for hours on end in fields and workshops. The…

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  • Relocation Of Japanese Americans Essay

    On the 7th of December in 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The following year, in the middle of February, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 that allowed for the relocation of all those living in coastal Washington, Oregon, and California with Japanese ancestry. Those living on the West coast were relocated to desolate places far away from the Pacific Ocean and placed in camps with other Japanese Americans. There were a few reasons for the relocation of Japanese…

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  • My Love For Basketball Research Paper

    After the game against South San Francisco we had a record of 6 to 2 while South San Francisco had a record of 8 to 0. In the 8th grade year there are championships and our team was able to make it to the final round where we faced the one and only South San Francisco again, but this time it was for the championship. I remember that game at Parkside Middle School at 6:30. This game was the most important game of the whole season. Before the game Chris came up to me a said, “We beat you twice…

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  • Events Of The Hippie Movement

    teach and lecture on their beliefs. Because of these new options of religion, this allowed Hippies to further their movement of exploring beyond the common standards in America at this time. They also began to explore yoga, meditation, and Eastern spirituality for the first time. Hippies promoted free love as the ability to be with whomever you wish, whenever you wish; this was commonly stigmatized. They thought of love as a way to combat the societal ills of gender inequality, racial…

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  • What Are The Pros And Cons Of Gentrification

    2) With the moving in of wealthier, larger corporations, the small local businesses can’t compete with rising overhead costs, and the culture will change, often for the worse, as it often molds to that of the mundane and homogenous that is seen in large cities across America. 3) Public schools will suffer from budget cuts diverted towards the project and from lack of diversity in the student body. Gentrification often displaces low-income residents and pushes homeless people out for the benefit…

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  • Leadership In The Odyssey

    Unfortunately, Dan White, a fellow San Francisco City Supervisor, absolutely appalled all movements lead by Milk. Deciding he had had enough, On November 27, 1978, White snuck into City Hall through a window in the basement, avoiding security, and proceeded to shoot and kill both Harvey Milk and liberal Mayor George Moscone (The Legacy 1). Going above and beyond the definition of a leader, Milk’s legacy continued to lead movements across the nation even after he was gone. On the night of his and…

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  • California Coast Vs Pacific Coast Essay

    California coast (Pacific Coast) is Eroding faster than it should and the effect of it. I chose the California Coast or the Pacific Coast as it is one of the most popular coasts in the world. California has always been in the news for various natural disasters like forest fires, earthquakes and now Coastal erosion. California is also the World’s IT capital where all the famous companies like Google, Facebook, Apple etc are located. Many Indians migrate to california for jobs. California coast…

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  • Giant Sequoia Essay

    BOTANICAL GARDENS Photograph 1: Giant Sequoia, Sequoiadendron giganteum, (Lindl.) J.Buchh. (sequoiadendron giganteum, 2017) The giant Sequoia is the world’s largest tree it is native to California, when the tree is mature its bark is a red/ brownish colour. The physical characteristics of the giant Sequoia include, its ability to resist forest fires due to its extraordinarily thick bark which can grow to 6 meters wide, fire is a huge reason young giant Sequoia trees die. The bark of the tree…

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