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      • Thumb image for Early California Exploration and SettlementResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Early California Exploration and Settlement

        Grades: 4
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        California has always been a place of cultural interaction. Early California evolved and changed with each new group of settlers...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Californio Society

        Grades: 4
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        Californios, elite families that received large land grants from Spain and Mexico, flourished during the 1830s to 1880s. The han...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        California Missions

        Grades: 4
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        These images of the California missions show the transformation of the mission structures over the past two centuries. Some show...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Rich Resources

        Grades: 4 to 5, 8, 11
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        These images show the importance of both California's natural and human resource potential to the state’s development and subseq...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Everyday Life

        Grades: 4, 8
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        The images in this topic depict everyday life in California during a time of explosive growth. Even as the state’s mix of cultur...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Murder and Mayhem

        Grades: 4 to 5
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        These images of crime, revenge, and drug dens show why California was often called part of the "Wild West." With few actual law ...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Disasters

        Grades: 4 to 5
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        The images in this group suggest that life during the Gold Rush could be harsh and unpredictable. But the ever-present risk of f...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Everyday Life and People

        Grades: 4 to 5
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        The images in this group offer a glimpse of daily life in California during the mid-1800s in big cities like San Francisco and i...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for Environmental ImpactResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Environmental Impact

        Grades: 4
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        The images in this group show mines, miners at work, and the tools they used. They also illustrate the effect of the mines and t...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Growth of Cities

        Grades: 4 to 5
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        These images record the rapid growth of small settlements into big cities as people continued to come to California from all ove...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Diversity in the Changing State

        Grades: 4 to 5
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        The images in this topic clearly illustrate the great ethnic diversity of California's population during the Gold Rush years. Pe...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for Chinese Exclusion ActResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Chinese Exclusion Act

        Grades: 4, 8
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        The images in this group reflect the daily lives of the Chinese in California during the late 1800s. Some also express the anti-...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for The Transcontinental RailroadResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        The Transcontinental Railroad

        Grades: 4, 8
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        The transcontinental railroad connected the east and west coasts of the United States with a single rail line. This had a profou...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Native Americans and Contact

        Grades: 4 to 5, 8
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        The images in this topic reflect the dissolution of tribal structure that occurred over the course of the 19th century. As tradi...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Preservation of the West

        Grades: 4, 8
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        Most of these images are the result of government-sponsored expeditions to record the mineral wealth and landscape of the wester...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Everyday Life and People

        Grades: 4, 8, 10 to 11
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        The images in this topic show how Californians in the late 19th century worked and played. Many of these photographs reflect the...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for The Changing WorkplaceResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        The Changing Workplace

        Grades: 4, 8, 10 to 11
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        The early 20th century was a time of rapid industrialization and the widespread adoption of mass production. These images show t...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for The Rise of TechnologyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        The Rise of Technology

        Grades: 4, 8, 10 to 11
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        At the turn of the 20th century, new technological advances such as electricity, flight, and the gasoline engine found expressio...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Growing Ethnic Diversity

        Grades: 4, 8, 10 to 11
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        These images reflect some of the diverse ethnic groups that came to the West Coast from locations around the globe. They also il...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Early Advertising

        Grades: 4, 8, 10 to 11
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        The modern advertising industry really began in the early 1900s. These early advertising images show how companies approached th...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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