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Unformatted text preview: Southern California is also one of the areas of Indian influence in the United States, and it so thoroughly has the region buried its Indian dead. However, no one can deny that Indians have exerted a profound influence on the development of Southern California. The History has almost never had a good word said for the poor California Indian. The Indian background has influenced the social structure of Southern California in a number of respects, no matter during the pre-columbian times, missionization, secularization of the missions, or after the conquest. After the long dark record of Indian mistreatment in Southern California, McWilliams account for the curious legend—Californios and Mexicanos that has developed in the region about the well-being of the natives under Mission rule. He brings me many metal images of Southern California in different period related to the race, geography, religion and economics....
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course GEOG 70AC taught by Professor Rachel during the Spring '11 term at Berkeley.
- Spring '11