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  The Ultimate California English - American History Information Guide and Reference
California English is a variety of the English language spoken in the U.S. state of California.
Several phonological processes are noted as being common to California English, although it should be noted not all Californians may participate in these specific speech patterns and these characteristics may be noted in areas outside of California, as well.
California English is in a somewhat unusual position amongst English varieties in that it is spoken in a state noted for its high concentration of media-related industries such as television, radio, and films, which are commonly broadcast throughout the United States and often the rest of the world.
www.historymania.com /american_history/California_English   (1336 words)

  
  History of California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
California and the territories that later became the states of Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico were surrendered by Mexico under the Mexican Cession of the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
California's role in the American Civil War is one of the least researched areas of American and Californian history, but it nonetheless played a distant role which is important for the many ways in which it was a microcosm of the whole United States, both North and South.
California also was the destination for a minority of powerful Northeastern capitalists who played a significant role in Californian politics through their control of mines, shipping, and finance.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_California   (4730 words)

  
 H-California Resources | History
California Heritage: "A collection of archival finding aids and thousands of photographs (eventually about 25,000) relating to California history." Part of the larger net accessible SunSITE Digital Library at UC Berkeley.
California Pioneers Project: "a list of settlers to California who migrated to or were born in California prior to 1880".
California Gold: The Diary and Letters of James M. Burr, 1850-1853: transcripts of a miner's diary, with extensive background material and a brief bibliography, maintained by Andrea Franzius at Duke.
www.h-net.org /~cal/resources/history.html   (1120 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for History of California (20th century)
It is bordered by Utah (E), Arizona (SE), California (SW, W), and Oregon and Idaho (N).
The End of History; A scholar finds her tumultuous youth reflected in the life of an early 20th-century Frenchman.
The Century In The Post; Excerpts from "the first rough draft of history" as reported in The Washington Post on this date in the 20th century.; RFK Assassinated
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=History+of+California+(20th+century)   (1451 words)

  
 CALIFORNIA HISTORY
No history of the nation, regarding California as but an acquired portion and written from the viewpoint of a people of decidedly different temperament, can give to California that charm which was already hers at the time of the acquisition.
Captain Rivera hastened from Monterey to retaliate, and was excommunicated for the seizure of an Indian from the sanctuary of the church.
California was reduced to a department of that government and could not be considered as exercising the functions of a state.
www.srcalifornia.com /california.htm   (15406 words)

  
 History Department, California State University, Bakersfield
History has been called the memory of human group experience, the collective repository of all that has gone on in the past and the emotions, ideals, and values that have given human experience its sense of continuity, causation, and meaning.
As an academic discipline it is perhaps the broadest of the liberal arts, certainly the least restricted by subject and scope.  It requires the development of analytical skills, the use of deductive and inductive reasoning, the mastery of knowledge from different cultures and epochs, and the ability to express ideas in clear, readable prose.
The study of history has practical rewards as well.  It provides students with a broad cultural background and inculcates skills of analysis and composition that are considered essential to the study of education, literature, law, government, communications, journalism, public service, and business.
www.csub.edu /history   (157 words)

  
 California History
Rugged topography of California, marked by mountain ranges and deserts, made it hard for her indigenous groups to travel great distances, and the region's native peoples were even separated from each other, tending to live in large family groups or clans with little political structure, different the larger tribes and nations to the east.
As European settlement arrive late to California, her natives were also denied access to the newcomers' horses, whose runaways fathered the wild herds that gave Great Plains tribes new mobility as early as the sixteenth century.
History of California is thus romantic and occupied with legend that it is fitting that the region was called for a fictional island peopled by pagan Amazons, the setting of a 16th century Spanish book famous when that nation's explorers first arrive to this part of North America's Pacific Coast.
www.justcalifornia.org /california/california-history.asp   (611 words)

  
 History of California -Index   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The name California was first used to designate the region by the Spanish expedition led by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, as it sailed northward along the coast from Mexico in 1542.
California, the third largest state in the Union, has a total area of 411,471 sq km (158,869 sq mi), including 6926 sq km (2674 sq mi) of inland water and 575 sq km (222 sq mi) of coastal waters over which it has jurisdiction.
Conservatism in California was especially strong in populous southern California and in rural areas.
www.lhslobos.org /calihist   (4213 words)

  
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www.countrocula.com /wwwboard2/messages/8724.html   (1517 words)

  
 California State Information.
California was subsequently captured by the United States in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848), which was concluded with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, and the cession of vast lands from Mexico to the United States.
California is famous for earthquakes due to the presence of a number of faults, in particular the San Andreas Fault.
California is the home of several significant economic regions, such as Hollywood (entertainment), the California Central Valley (agriculture), Silicon Valley (computers and high tech), and the Wine Country (wine).
www.californiaimage.com /california.htm   (1992 words)

  
 History of California
California, a free state, became the 31st state admitted to the union on September 9, 1850.
The northwestern culture area extends from northern California to Alaska, and is distinguished by far greater rainfall than other areas of the state.
This established the Spanish presence in the Californias for the first time, and for the next 125 years the Spanish built missions reaching from Loreto, north to San Diego to just north of the San Francisco Bay area.
www.pjjune.net /history/california/index.htm   (959 words)

  
 A Natural History of California   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A Natural History of California may signify a new era in natural histories.
A Natural History of California will familiarize the reader with the climate, rocks, soil, plants and animals in each distinctive region of the state.
Natural History of the Islands of California, by Allan A. Schoenherr, C. Robert Feldmeth, and Michael J. Emerson
www.ucpress.edu /books/pages/5462.html   (436 words)

  
 H-California Resources | History
California Heritage: "A collection of archival finding aids and thousands of photographs (eventually about 25,000) relating to California history." Part of the larger net accessible SunSITE Digital Library at UC Berkeley.
California Pioneers Project: "a list of settlers to California who migrated to or were born in California prior to 1880".
California Gold: The Diary and Letters of James M. Burr, 1850-1853: transcripts of a miner's diary, with extensive background material and a brief bibliography, maintained by Andrea Franzius at Duke.
www2.h-net.msu.edu /~cal/resources/history.html   (1120 words)

  
 History of California Kiwifruit
The plant itself was not exported from China until the turn of the 20th century when a New Zealand native, Isabel Fraser, took some seeds home with her and gave them to Alexander Allison.
One of the first to prove that kiwifruit could be successfully grown in California was Robert Smith, a research horticulturist of the now closed USDA Plant Introduction Station in Chico.
Little was known about the cultural practices needed to successfully produce kiwifruit in California and so many failed in their endeavors during the 1960s and 1970s.
www.calharvest.com /hock.html   (1003 words)

  
 California State Library - History and Culture - State Insignia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As humans began to populate California, the grizzly stood its ground, refusing to retreat in the face of advancing civilization.
California Indians cherished the poppy as both a source of food and for oil extracted from the plant.
Enacted by legislation in 2001, the California Tartan recognizes the contributions to California by residents of Scottish ancestry.
www.library.ca.gov /history/cahinsig.cfm   (3994 words)

  
 A Brief History of California
Spain's colonization strategy of California was intended to follow the same pattern as in Northern Mexico and in the American Southwest - through the establishment of missions, pueblos and presidios, each having a distinct function.
Most of the twenty one California missions enjoyed great material success for a while, but the natives who were brought within their compounds were gradually decimated by foreign diseases to which they had no immunity.
Of the three California pueblos, the pueblo of Branciforte was unsuccessful from the beginning.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Acropolis/4870/CaliforniaHistory.html   (1755 words)

  
 Hitmill.com - California History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
California History is a compiled California history directory for students and teachers.
The occupation of Northern California by fur traders and native American Indians preceded the history of the Mexican land grants and the subsequent arrival of the "Californios"
History of the Russian Settlement at Fort Ross, California in the 19th Century
www.hitmill.com /college/califhistory.html   (357 words)

  
 The US50 - A guide to the state of California - History
The original California natives inhabited an isolated corner of North america, with mountains to the east and deserts to the south.
California was officially made a territory with the end of the Mexican-american war February 2, 1848, nine days before gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill.
The State of California, a chaotic mix of ethnicity's and incomes, hopes and cynicism, was born.
www.theus50.com /california/history.shtml   (512 words)

  
 California Indian History
Thus California and its Spanish Colonization would be different from earlier efforts to simultaneously introduce missionaries and colonists in their world conquest schemes.
Alta California the poorly managed and badly neglected stepchild of Mexico was rapidly overwhelmed by a combination of aggressive Indian raids and the arrival of United States Army, Navy and Marine forces in the summer of 1846.
Southern California Indians were finally provided with recognition when several parcels of their former tribal domains were set aside by executive order beginning in 1873 with the establishment of the Tule River Indian Reservation.
ceres.ca.gov /nahc/califindian.html   (8338 words)

  
 California (Chaos) - Alternative History
In the second half of the 17th century, the Russians arrived in northern California; 1669, at OTL San Francisco Bay, Novorussians clashed with Spain.
Following the anti-Russian War in 1852, North California with its mixed population became independent, forming a buffer between Germany, Canada, Russia and New Rome.
In 1857, an earthquake in Southern California (OTL Fort Tejon) happened, maybe the strongest earthquake of history in the region.
althistory.wikia.com /wiki/California_(Chaos)   (248 words)

  
 History Department, California State University, Bakersfield
History has been called the memory of human group experience, the collective repository of all that has gone on in the past and the emotions, ideals, and values that have given human experience its sense of continuity, causation, and meaning.
As an academic discipline it is perhaps the broadest of the liberal arts, certainly the least restricted by subject and scope.  It requires the development of analytical skills, the use of deductive and inductive reasoning, the mastery of knowledge from different cultures and epochs, and the ability to express ideas in clear, readable prose.
The study of history has practical rewards as well.  It provides students with a broad cultural background and inculcates skills of analysis and composition that are considered essential to the study of education, literature, law, government, communications, journalism, public service, and business.
www.csubak.edu /History   (203 words)

  
 Unique Books on California’s History.
California History Books bring to life the way history was recorded, and the way history has been preserved.
Ranchos of Orange County, a previously unpublished history of Orange County, by the late Virginia Carpenter.
The Story of the Town of Bolsa is the history of a community that went from the headquarters of a vast rancho to a small American farming community in just 75 years.
www.specialbooks.com /Californias_History.htm   (313 words)

  
 A Guide to the History of California — www.greenwood.com
Part I is both a chronological and topical approach to the essential elements that have shaped California's history.
A Guide to the History of California is an indispensable book for those with a special interest in the state and students enrolled in courses on the history of California.
Hispanic California, 1542-1848 by Iris H.W. Engstrand and Daniel Tyler
www.greenwood.com /catalog/NGC/.aspx   (709 words)

  
 History
California Heritage Digital Image Access Project - The California Heritage Collection is a "digital" archive containing photographs, pictures, and manuscripts from the collections of the Bancroft Library.
California Historical Society - is the state's official historical society, and holds extensive materials about California's rich history.
History of the United States Capital; a chronicle of design, construction and politics [.pdf]- This document contains elaborate photos and 12 chapters that chronicles the design and politics of the U.S. Capitol from the beginning of its construction in 1793 to the present.
www.cos.edu /library/subject/history.htm   (4939 words)

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