internet resources
  Unit 3: Newcomers Change California
The U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848)
Explore the causes and effects of the war between the United States and Mexico at this site.
http://www.pbs.org/kera/usmexicanwar/

General Mariano G. Vallejo
Learn more about this Mexican general through the biographical sketch at this site.
http://www.sfmuseum.org/bio/vallejo.html

The Museum of the City of San Francisco
This site provides detailed primary source accounts of the discovery of gold in California as well as information on the Gold Rush and the growth of San Francisco.
http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist1/index0.1.html#gold

Gold Rush! California's Untold Stories
This interactive exhibit from the Oakland Museum of California offers narrated slide shows, images, primary sources, and background information on the discovery of gold in California and its impact.
http://www.museumca.org/goldrush/index.html

 


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