Rancho San Pedro

 Life on a Rancho
Gold Rush 2, California Constitution


Spanish Period I

Spanish Period II

Mexican Period

Gold Rush

Post Gold Rush
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The adobe of Rancho San Pedro as can be seen today.

What was Manuel Dominguez's role in creating California's Constitution in 1849?

In 1849, Manuel Dominguez was elected as one of seven delegates to represent Los Angeles in the first constitutional convention. His signature appears on the California Constitution in 1849.

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Manuel Dominguez's signature as it appears on the California Constitution of 1848.