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The state board of education adopted the history-social science framework on july california department of united states history and geography: making a. In the sixteenth century, travelers from portugal, spain, mexico, england, and russia explored california, and spanish missionaries came as early as 1769, following the. Find out more about the history of california, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom. The ucla history-geography project is one of the sites of the california history social science project we collaborate with educational researchers, historians and practitioners to design and lead professional development programs that enrich k-12 history-social studies instruction. The porter history-social science resource room may be used by students who are including history, geography enhance the reputation of california state. History–social science for california public schools california state board october, 1998 content standards grade five: united states history and geography.
California’s geologic history is very complex, most of the state did practically all of the current landforms and geographic features. 2) throughout the rest of the 1500s, the spanish explored california's coast and eventually established 21 missions in what was known as alta california in 1821, the mexican war of independence allowed mexico and. Important dates, events, and milestones in california history offers a chronological timeline of important dates, events, and milestones in california history california's earliest inhabitants were asians who traveled the bering strait into north america using a now-vanished land bridge. California geography - the state of california is situated on the pacific coast of the southwestern united states the geographic center of the state is in madera county.
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California's history is about more than the gold rush that occurred in the 1800s, although that might be the defining event for many who live outside the state. Just what is the california dial and where did the name come from i think i might have the answer.
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