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Showing Grade 3, Unit 3a, Northern California: History
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Empire Mine State Historic Park

http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=499

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site describes one of the largest, deepest, longest operating, and richest gold mines in California. Standards 3.3.2 and 4.4.2

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1079

Fremont in the Conquest of California

http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist6/fremont.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: These are the words of John Bidwell describing first-hand the events of 1845-1847 that led to the Bear Flag Republic. The text was first published in 1891 and is now part of the Museum of San Francisco website. Standards 3.3, 4.3.5 and 5.8.6

Comments: The text is rather long, but interesting and suprisingly close to modern writing.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1305

Historic Bidwell Mansion

http://melvil.chicousd.org/Bidwell/bidman.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Here is a brief description of the Victorian House Museum built as a home by John Bidwell who was known throughout California and across the nation as an important pioneer, farmer, soldier, statesman, politician and philanthropist. Standards 3.3.3, 4.33, and 8.8.3

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1546

History of Nevada County

http://www.ncgold.com/History/index.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site covers Nevada City, Grass Valley, Truckee, The South Yuba River State Park, Bridgeport Covered Bridge, the cultural history of the South Yuba River Canyon, Rough and Ready and other locations. It also describes characters in Nevada County history such as Lola Montez, Lotta Crabtree and others. Standard 3.3.2

Comments: There is also a link to the Deer Creek School Cyber Fair Project on the history of Nevada Co.(http://www.ncgold.com/Cyberfair/).

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1590

Redding California Visitors' Information

http://www.shastahome.org/redding.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site by the Shasta County Visitors Bureau has information about the history, geography, and economy of the Redding and the area around it. Standard 3.3 all

Comments: This commercial site has useful information for students studying north state California but it is not in-depth.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2606

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