Lec 3 - 1/24/06 Crossroads of the World Many Sources of...

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1/24/06 Crossroads of the World Many Sources of California’s People Lecture 3 Read first three chapters of Almageur’s , Racial Fault lines California is still a crossroad, come from many places, four continents A State of Migration o The World Rushed In California’s population doubled every 20 years Biggest by 1965 Since 1960, grow 50% every 20 years Over 35 million More than Canada’s 32 million Era’s of growth Gold Rush (1850s), o The establishment of California’s growing Population Civil War (1860s-70s), o A lot of Irish and Chinese railroad workers Gilded Age (1880s-90s), o More Germans, Scandinavians Oil (1900s-WWI), o Main migration going to southern California o 1910, LA bigger than SF o 1920, LA bigger than Bay Area Roaring Twenties (1920s), o Filipinos and Mexicans Great Depression (1930s), World War II (1940s), o Soldiers and sailors o Pacific War against Japan Postwar (1950s-60s), o Southern California is very white Electronics (1980s-90s) o Modern Era o New foreign Migration as opposed to previous very white
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