California Becomes an Agricultural and Industrial Power

Students examine how California became an agricultural and industrial leader. Using stories of the Gold Rush, mail service, and Transcontinental Railroad, they discover how the state developed politically and culturally since the 1850s. They also trace the development of California's public education system.

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4th - 5th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
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Inquiry-Based Learning