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What Your Child is Learning in Unit 3: "Newcomers Change California"

In this unit your child will discover the impact of the thousands of people who moved to California between 1820 and 1850 searching for adventure and fortune. Your child will also explore the gold rush and its aftermath, study how California became a state and developed a constitution, and learn about California's struggle to achieve law and order and fair treatment for all citizens.

Activities You Can Do at Home to Support Your Child's Learning

Chapter 5 Newcomers from the United States

Chapter 6 California Becomes A State


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