California History for Kids

California History for Kids

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The rich story of the men and women who settled and built the Golden State is told in this engaging chronicle, from the first native inhabitants that arrived 9, 000 years ago and the Spanish in the 1700s to the followers of the Gold Rush in 1848 and the Hollywood and Silicon Valley newcomers. They faced many strugglesa€”including earthquakes, economic hardships, and the forced internment of Japanese citizensa€”yet they persevered. To get a better idea of the scope of California history and the lives of the statea€™s residents, children will create a Chumash rock painting, play the Miwok game of Hoop and Pole, bake and eat hardtack like a gold miner, design a cattle brand, assemble an earthquake preparedness kit, and more. This valuable resource also includes a time line of significant events, a list of historic sites to visit or explore online, and Web resources for further study.... 9a€“10 transcontinental railroad and, 65 village life for, 5a€“8 natural disasters, 22, 79a€“83, 110a€“111, 114 navel oranges, ... 101, 102 petroleum, 90a€“91 pets, during natural disasters, 111 photo essay (activity), 96 pioneers, 32a€“36 Pious Fund, anbsp;...

Title:California History for Kids
Author: Katy S. Duffield
Publisher:Chicago Review Press - 2012-01-01

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