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California History Online - California Historical Society

http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/exhibits/online.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This online history has chapters and 400 images on the following topics: 1) The Physical Setting: California and Beyond 2) The First Californians: Native Cultures 3) European Exploration: Voyages of Discovery 4) A Spanish Colonial Frontier: Missions, Presidios, Pueblos 5) Mexican California: The Heyday of the Ranchos 6) The Gold Rush: California Transformed 7) The Impact of the Railroad: The Iron Horse and the Octopus 8) Economic Growth: Progress and Its Discontents 9) The Great Depression: California in the Thirties Standards: 4.1.3, 4.1.5, 4.2 all, 4.3.1, 4.3.3, 4.4.1, 4.4.6 and 4.4.8

Comments: Because of the manner in which this site is posted you cannot bookmark the sections on each topic. From the page at this URL select California History Online and then Text Only or Annotated Timeline.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 512

Mexican California: The Heyday of the Ranchos

http://www.californiahistory.net/ranchos_frame_main.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This California Online site has pictures and clear, well researched information on life in Mexican California including Mexican independence, secularization of the missions, dividng Spanish lands and property, the rancho elite, Native American serfs, the hide and tallow trade, entertainment and customs. Standard 4.3.3

Comments: This California Historical Society website is great for fourth grade students.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2156

Homepage for Students of California History.

http://www.jspub.com/4thgrade.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has links to CA missions, Mexican California, Westward Movement and the Bear Flag Revolt from textbook "Oh, California". Standards 3.3.1, 3.2.3, 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, 4.2.8, 4.3.2, 4.3.3 and 4.3.5

Comments: This is a commercial site by Houghton Mifflin to accompany thier text Oh California!

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1626

Local History of Monterey

http://www.mchsmuseum.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a rich resource of readable historical information about the Monterey area from the time of 18th century colonists to the late 19th century. Standards 3.3 all, 4.2.2, 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, 4.2.7, 4.2.8, 4.3.1, 4.3.4, 4.4.1, and 4.4.3

Comments: This site by the Monterey County Historical Society continues to grow and develop.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2006

Maps of Northern New Spain

http://www.history.uiuc.edu/NewResources/Web_projects/Collecta/radding/radtoc.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This index links to numerous maps of Mexican territory in North American, with dates of creation and brief descriptions. Standards 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, and 5.2.4

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2075

Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park

http://www.parks.sonoma.net/adobe.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This website, developed by the Petaluma State Historic Park, not only has pictures but it outlines a history of Vallejo's life in California. Standards 3.3.1 and 4.3.3

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2433

Californios - Early Mexican San Diegans

http://www.sandiegohistory.org/bio/californios.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Here are short biographies of 18 Californios who were prominent in San Diego development. Included are Bandini and Pio Pico who were well known throughout California. Standard 3.3.1 and 4.3.3

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 574

Dominguez Ranch

http://www.dominguezrancho.org/history/general/desert_protection_act.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: The Rancho San Pedro is the site of the First Spanish land grant in California. The land was granted in 1784 by King Carlos III to Juan Jose Dominguez, a retired Spanish soldier who came to California with the Portola expedition and later with Father Juniperro Serra. The original land grant encompassed 75,000 acres, including the entire Los Angeles harbor. The land has passed through successive generations and remains in the Dominguez family. Today, the descendants operate the Watson Land Company and the Carson Estates Company on the original Rancho land. Standard 3.3.3, 4.2.3, and 4.2.8

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 934

Mariano Vallejo

http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/maderamethod/mmm_chapter_1.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is a student researched and written narrative about Vallejo and the Californios. It is part of the Madera Method Sesquicentennial Quarterly Interactive. Standard 4.3.3

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2094

The Californios

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/kids/goldrush/california.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This brief section form the pbs Gold Rush website gives a readable description of the Californios, defined as Spanish-speaking people who had come from Mexico or Spain to settle in California. Standard 4.3.3

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2973

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