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A short history of California

Author: Rockwell Dennis Hunt; Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez
Publisher: New York : Thomas Y. Crowell Company, [1929] ©1929
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hunt, Rockwell Dennis, 1868-
Short history of California.
New York : Thomas Y. Crowell, [©1929]
(OCoLC)601879353
Online version:
Hunt, Rockwell Dennis, 1868-
Short history of California.
New York : Thomas Y. Crowell, [©1929]
(OCoLC)607743025
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rockwell Dennis Hunt; Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez
OCLC Number: 1526674
Description: xiii pages, 2 leaves, 3-671 pages : plates, portraits, maps (2 folded ; including frontispiece) facsimile ; 23 cm
Contents: The hidden paradise --
Discover --
Calafía, the Amazon queen --
Incentives to settlement --
Junípero Serra, torch bearer --
The Indians --
Mission, presidio, and pueblo --
Pastoral days --
The Spanish governors --
Explorations by sea and land --
Approach of the stranger --
Arrival of the Russians --
Revolution --
The new republic tries its wings --
Troublous times --
Social life of rancho, pueblo, and mission --
First blow for independence --
Fading of Serra's dream --
Last days of the Caballero's rule --
California's heritage from Spain and Mexico --
The westward march of American pioneers --
Pathfinders and homeseekers --
Early phases of the American conquest --
The American conquest completed --
Gold --
Men and days of '49 --
Political and legal status --
Birth of the golden state --
Flush times --
Vigilante days --
Development of commerce and industry --
Political activities --
Land titles and sqatterism --
The filibusters --
Forerunners of the railroad --
The Central Pacific Railroad --
Loyalty to the union --
The Chinese question --
The workingmen's movement and the new constitution --
Events following the Civil War --
Treatment of California Indians --
The progressive movement --
Japanese immigration --
Material progress --
Cultural development.
Responsibility: by Rockwell D. Hunt and Nellie Van de Grift Sánchez.

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