California History Final Essay ( 2 essays ) |

This essay must be taken very seriously

You must read all of the chapters that are required to read

You MUST include information from the READINGS and the NOTES

Must use proper grammar and present a College level paper

PART ONE

Essay on California agribusiness, the Grapes of Wrath, and subsequent agricultural migration to California

MUST READ: Rice, Chapter 21; Davis, Chapters 9, 14; The Grapes of Wrath novel

https://nisbah.com/summer_reading/grapes_of_wrath_…

( 500-600 words )

PART TWO

Essay on California growth since statehood

  • 1.Early topics: 1) California Gold Rush; 2) Statehood; 3) Nevada mines; 4) Early transportation and Railroads; 5) Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct
  • 2.Later Topics: 1) Salton Sink/Sea Project; 2) Los AngelesAqueduct; 3) Oil Business and Highways; 4) Movie Business; 5) World War II
  • 3.Conclude with Post-War California growth megatrends(required)

Relevant readings: Rice, Chapters 10-17, 20, 22-24, 26, 28; Davis, Chapters 6-8, 10-12

Textbooks required : The Elusive Eden: Chapters 10-17, 20, 22-24, 26, 28

The Human Tradition in California : Chapters 6-8, 10-12

(500-600 words )

California History Final Essay ( 2 essays ) |
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