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Chapter 9, Lesson 1, The New Californians (pp. 204-208)

I. Why California?

II. Immigrants from Europe

    A. Immigrants came to the United States from European countries.

    B. Since life was so hard in the East Coast cities, many immigrants left there for California.

III. Immigrants from Asia

    A. When Asians from China entered California, they found unfamiliar people and cultures.

    B. Immigrants also arrived from Japan and found that life in California as an immigrant was not what they expected.

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