Bear Flag Revolt / Mexican-American War
The Land Act of 1851 was intended to
The Bear Flag Revolt is best associated with what era?
What percentage of California citizens where foreign born during the Gold Rush days?
What was the “49er” like? (gender, age, background)
Malakoff Diggins is an example of?
In 1870, California grew what crop and where?
Toxic sediments (rivers loaded with mercury) flush down Northern California rivers as far as?
Who were the Big Four?
Southern Pacific RR owned what magazine?
The RR was described as what animal?
What was the Black Gold Rush and when?
Significant amounts of off-shore drilling is found where in California?
Where were the 1st motion pictures shot in California?
During the WWII era, what were the two (2) main industries in So. California and San Francisco Bay area?
So called “surburbia” (massive tract homes) as we know it began in what era
What is California’s number 1 crop, according to provided farm statistics?
What is California’s number 1 export crop?
California is the sole producer (99%) of what crops?
What is the most important factor in growing quality wine grapes?
Where do you find quality (varietal grapes) and where are production grapes (jug and fortified wines) grown?
Where do we grow cotton in California?
Where do we grow rice in California?
Where do we grow safflower in California and what is so special about it?
Where do we grow alfalfa in California and what is relationship to dairies?
Tell about the following movies or articles:
Cadillac Desert – Mercy of Nature
Video about Harris Ranch and problem with irrigating desert lands
Feed the Planet , Save the Earth (McFarland town wth latino women pointing to various
Vanishing Valley (article)
Neighborhoods – black communities
City at Risk – Sacramento has dodge a bullet because
Floods Could Strike Here (similar to film above) (article)
Under water by 2100 (article)
Clover Valley – main issues