HISTORY 240 LECTURE 10-3-07

HISTORY 240 LECTURE 10-3-07 - History 240 10/3/07 The...

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History 240 10/3/07 The population of California continues to grow and in 2040, there will be 60 million people Huge migration after WWII Huge boom o Gold rush o Railroad o WWI o Poverty migration (great depression) o WWII Growth is possible because of infrastructure that allows for many people o Great water plan o Constructing of the Hoover dam In LA, people were living in old war parts o Extraordinary growth o Not happy with growth at first Freeway plant Department of water resources to create dams, aqueducts, etc Whole new type of college (junior college system) Beverly hills, orange county, Lakewood, and they all start popping up Disneyland creates a compression of American history and makes a utopian seen of America o Has serious planning issues (people thought they had to make the fantasy a reality o Projected extraordinary growth Decode community that you are from (most dates will be past WWII and they are mostly ‘60s, ‘70s, and 80s
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