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Chapter 10, Lesson 1, Growth of Industry (pp. 226-230)

I. Oil Booms in California

II. Growth Brings Water Problems

    A. The center of the oil boom activity was Los Angeles.

    B. Los Angeles was running out of water because of the demand for more water by its growing population.

    C. Los Angeles built a giant water pipe called an acqueduct to bring water from the Owens River to Los Angeles.

III. New Projects Boost Trade

    A. Los Angeles became a major port after building the San Pedro Harbor.

    B. The Panama Canal opened a transportation link to Los Angeles and the other Claifornia ports.

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