07 - History 240 lecture 9/24/07 THE ENVIRONMENT Pattern in...

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History 240 lecture 9/24/07 THE ENVIRONMENT Pattern in your head: Paradox – Nature Montgomery had first heavier than air flight Technology o Aqueducts Environment causes changes in society o Many different regions with different cultures Gold Rush Extractive (to use up nature) o Scarred nature o Thorough was offened by ruining of Cali nature (cutting down sequoias) Artists came o Albert birshtat, gold rush era Technology o Single person mining, and multiple person, Hydraulic mining (industrial relationship with land) o Debris from hydraulic mining flowed into creeks and rivers o Agriculture ruined when rivers overflowed with hydraulic mining waste Farmers tried to sue the mining company Religiosity o Cali is possessed with certain rights o Sacred o Californians felt bad about destroying nature Technology o Many major inventions came out of Cali o Beginning with gold rush California invented itself through water o No good water source in Southern CA
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course HIST 240g taught by Professor Starr during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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07 - History 240 lecture 9/24/07 THE ENVIRONMENT Pattern in...

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