California-Becoming an Agricultural and Insustrial Power
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Fourth graders explain how California became an agricultural and industrial power. They trace the transformation of the California economy in its political and cultural development since the 1850's.
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Children in the Fields: The Life of the Hispanic Child Laborer During California's Agriculture Explosion
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California Becomes an Agricultural and Industrial Power
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