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Integrating Ethnic Studies In Social Studies Curriculum, Alyssa Denise Hernández Dec 2017

Integrating Ethnic Studies In Social Studies Curriculum, Alyssa Denise Hernández

Capstone Projects and Master's Theses

Traditional social studies curriculum in the K-12 system focuses on United States history through a Eurocentric lens. The issue with focusing on a black-and-white version of history impacts people of color from ethnic backgrounds that are not equally represented in the curriculum. The research conducted for this project specifically focuses on the impact of this subject matter on individuals in a predominantly Latino community. Through surveys and interviews, the researcher presents feedback on the experiences of these individuals and provides possible solutions on how schools can improve social studies curriculum at the high school level to be more culturally relevant ...


1881 - History Of The State Of California From The Period Of The Conquest By Spain To Her Occupation By The United States, John Frost Nov 2017

1881 - History Of The State Of California From The Period Of The Conquest By Spain To Her Occupation By The United States, John Frost

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Originally published in 1851 without the Appendix and with a chapter on the natural history of California, this 1881 edition covers the entire pre-United States history of California in pages 7 through 36. The remainder of the book focuses on California history following 1847 through 1853 (pages 36 through 300) with a significant emphasis on gold, mining, agriculture and other resources; the formation of the state government; routes to California; the Californians; and California Indians. This later edition excluded the natural history chapter and added a new one concerning events in California from its admission into the United States to ...


1846 - The Conquest Of Mexico - An Appeal To The Citizens Of The United States, On The Justice And Expediency Of The Conquest Of Mexico; With Historical And Descriptive Information Respecting That Country Nov 2017

1846 - The Conquest Of Mexico - An Appeal To The Citizens Of The United States, On The Justice And Expediency Of The Conquest Of Mexico; With Historical And Descriptive Information Respecting That Country

Miscellaneous Publications – Mexican

The unknown author of this 1846 publication asks the question: “Would the invasion and conquest of Mexico by the United States … be right?” A series of questions surrounding the annexation of Texas and the justification for going to war against Mexico are asked and answered. They included, in part: Is the war right? Is it expedient? Was the revolution of Texas right? Was the annexation of Texas right? Concluding that the answers to these questions were yes, a second, independent justification was proffered relating to the injuries Mexico was inflicting on the United States of America commerce. Concerns about slavery ...


1850 – Report On The Subject Of Land Titles In California Made In Pursuance Of Instructions From The Secretary Of State And The Secretary Of Interior, By William Carey Jones: Together With A Translation Of The Principal Laws On That Subject, And Some Other Papers Relating Thereto Nov 2017

1850 – Report On The Subject Of Land Titles In California Made In Pursuance Of Instructions From The Secretary Of State And The Secretary Of Interior, By William Carey Jones: Together With A Translation Of The Principal Laws On That Subject, And Some Other Papers Relating Thereto

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

An 1850 report prepared by William Carey Jones at the request of the Secretaries of State and Interior. In the first half of the report, Jones described the method by which land titles were created from the first inception to the perfect title as practiced by Mexico within the Province of California, as well as the history of the issuance of land grants subsequent to the independence of Mexico from Spain and the process by which that was accomplished. Jones provides a list of records and memoranda of grants found in the government archives of Monterey. The report addressed the ...


1759 - A Natural And Civil History Of California, Volume I Oct 2017

1759 - A Natural And Civil History Of California, Volume I

Miscellaneous Publications – Spanish

Volume I. is the 1759 English translation of Spanish Jesuit Miguel Venegas’s 1758 publication regarding the history of the Peninsula of California. It describes the soil, mountains, harbors, lakes, rivers and seas, the animals, vegetables, minerals and fishery for pearls; as well as the customs of the inhabitants, their religion, government, manner of living before their conversion to the Christian religion by the Jesuits. The Preface addresses the merits of the Spanish publication, the strengths and weakness of the Spanish in this far region, as well as the potential opportunities for England. Volume one contains Part I. through Part ...


1759 - A Natural And Civil History Of California, Volume Ii Oct 2017

1759 - A Natural And Civil History Of California, Volume Ii

Miscellaneous Publications – Spanish

Volume II (Part III, Sec. XIII through Part V) is a continuation of the 1759 English translation of Spanish Jesuit Miguel Venegas’s 1758 publication regarding the history of the Peninsula of California. It continues where Volume I, Part III, Sect. XII, left off discussing the role of the Jesuits in California. Volume II also contains five appendices: Appendix I, a short description of the coast of California by Francisco Lopez de Gomara; Appendix II, the narrative of the 1602 voyage of Captain Sebastian Vizcaino surveying the western coast of the California Peninsula; Appendix III, an account of the 1746 ...


17__ - Plano De Punta Escondida Y Del Islote De Cayo Escondido En La Parte Suroriental De La Baja California Oct 2017

17__ - Plano De Punta Escondida Y Del Islote De Cayo Escondido En La Parte Suroriental De La Baja California

Pre-1824 Maps

An undated, incomplete chart missing the upper half where there most likely was a population plan and index that corresponded to the alphabetical notations on the map. It is missing any type of cartouche or legend describing the chart. The title was derived from the content of the map. It appears to be a plan of Puerto Escondido and the islet of Cayo Escondido located in the southeastern part of Baja California, Mexico, some 15 miles south of Loreto on the Sea of Cortez. The chart focuses on topography, reflected by the relief represented by contour lines, as opposed to ...


1769 - Plano De La Costa Del Sur Corregido Hasta La Canal De Santa Barbara Oct 2017

1769 - Plano De La Costa Del Sur Corregido Hasta La Canal De Santa Barbara

Pre-1824 Maps

Under orders from Don Jose de Gálvez, between 1768 and 1770, Miguel Constanzó explored the coastline of the California (Baja) Peninsula and Alta California with a two-fold purpose: 1) to correct existing navigational charts, and 2) to investigate and develop plans for the ports of San Diego and Monterey. He was also directed, if possible, to investigate the San Francisco Bay region and develop plans for that area too. His explorations resulted in four maps that included a plan focused on the coastal region around the Channel of Santa Bárbara. The map roughly depicts the coastline from San Blas, New ...


1797 C. - Mar Grande De San. Blas Oct 2017

1797 C. - Mar Grande De San. Blas

Pre-1824 Maps

This undated, hand-drawn map reflects the coastline beginning in the northern portion of the Baja Peninsula going as far north as Puerto de la Bodega. It shows the approximate location of the 18 missions established in Alta California by 1797. It does not show missions located north of the San Francisco Bay – San Rafael Arcángel and San Francisco de Solano established in 1817 and 1823 respectively. Mission San Luis Rey de Francia established in 1798 and located north of San Diego is not shown on the map, hence one can extrapolate that the map was probably created in late 1797 ...


1795 C. – Mapa De La Nueva California Al Exmo SeñOr Principe De La Paz Oct 2017

1795 C. – Mapa De La Nueva California Al Exmo SeñOr Principe De La Paz

Pre-1824 Maps

A map of Nueva Califorina dedicated to the “Prince of Peace” (Principe de la Paz), a title given to Manuel Godoy y Álvarez de Faria in 1795 who began his career in 1788 as guard of the Corps and by 1792 was no less than Duke of Alcudia, Great of Spain and Secretary of State. From this dedication, the 1795 date has been attributed to the map. This map reflects the coastal area of Nueve California but provides little detail of its interior. The exploration routes taken by P. Gracés and Juan Bautista de Auza in 1775 are depicted. The ...


1770 - Carta Reducida Del Occeano AsiáTico Nombrado Por Los Navegantes Mar Del Sur - Que Comprehende La Costa Oriental Y Occidental De La Peninsula De La California Con El Golfo De Su DenominacióN Sep 2017

1770 - Carta Reducida Del Occeano AsiáTico Nombrado Por Los Navegantes Mar Del Sur - Que Comprehende La Costa Oriental Y Occidental De La Peninsula De La California Con El Golfo De Su DenominacióN

Pre-1824 Maps

This map by Miguel Costanzó depicts a West Coast region of New Spain (Nueva Españal) and the American frontier that extended from Cabo de Corrientes in New Spain to Cabo Blanco (the westernmost point in modern-day Oregon) and the Rio de los Reyes (River of the Kings) immediately to the north of Cabo Blanco. Motivated by news from Europe that the Russians and English were establishing themselves on the coasts of the North Pacific, Following January 1768 issuance of an order by the Viceroy Governor of New Spain, navigators who had previously explored the Sea of the South proceeded to ...


1791 - Costa N.O. De La Ámerica Septentrional: Plano De La Ensenaday Puto De Monterrey Situado En La Latitd. N 36°-36’ Y El Longitud De 115°-90'-20''. Occidentl. De Cadiz / Levantado Por Las Corvetas De S.M. Descubierta Y Atrevida Sep 2017

1791 - Costa N.O. De La Ámerica Septentrional: Plano De La Ensenaday Puto De Monterrey Situado En La Latitd. N 36°-36’ Y El Longitud De 115°-90'-20''. Occidentl. De Cadiz / Levantado Por Las Corvetas De S.M. Descubierta Y Atrevida

Pre-1824 Maps

This map was created as a part of a five-year maritime scientific exploration made by Alessandro Malaspina and José de Bustamante y Guerra in Spanish corvettes Atrevida and Descubierta. The multifaceted journey included a search for the Northwest Passage. The map depicts the Central California coastline from Ano Nuevo State Marine Conservation Area south to Point Lobos. Malaspina arrived in Monterey Bay on September 11, 1791 where he and the scientists who accompanied him recorded their observations and made nautical sounding along the coast.


1770 - Carta Reducida Del Oceano Asiatico, Ó Mar Del SúR, Que Comprehende La Costa Oriental Y Occidental De La Península De La California, Con El Golfo De Su Denominacion Antiguamente Conocido Por La De Mar De Cortés Sep 2017

1770 - Carta Reducida Del Oceano Asiatico, Ó Mar Del SúR, Que Comprehende La Costa Oriental Y Occidental De La Península De La California, Con El Golfo De Su Denominacion Antiguamente Conocido Por La De Mar De Cortés

Pre-1824 Maps

The chart was drawn by Miguel Constanzó, royal engineer for the Kingdom of New Spain, who accompanied the 1769 expedition led by Captain Gaspar de Portola to establish a settlement at Monterey Bay previously discovered by Sebastián Vizcaino in 1603. The chart depicts the Pacific Ocean, the entire eastern and western coast of the California peninsula, the Sea of Cortez, and the coasts of North America, from the isthmus that connects this peninsula with the mainland to the River of the Kings (R de los Reyes), and from the Colorado River to the Cape of Corrientes.


1828 - Cote Nord-Quest De L'AméRique Reconnue Par Le Cap. Vancouver Sep 2017

1828 - Cote Nord-Quest De L'AméRique Reconnue Par Le Cap. Vancouver

Pre-1824 Maps

Map published in France in 1828 depicting the West Coast from Bodega Bay, California, to El Rosario, Baja California as described by Captain George Vancouver of the British Royal Navy during his exploration of this region in 1793. The map shows vessels' tracks and depths by soundings. The two inset maps of Port of San Diego and entrance to the Port of San Francisco show relief by hachures; depths by soundings.


1786 - A New Map Of The Whole Continent Of America - Divided Into North And South And West Indies Where They Are Exactly Described In United States Of North America As Well As The Several European Possessions According To The Preliminaries Of Peace Signed At Versailles, Jan 20, 1783 Aug 2017

1786 - A New Map Of The Whole Continent Of America - Divided Into North And South And West Indies Where They Are Exactly Described In United States Of North America As Well As The Several European Possessions According To The Preliminaries Of Peace Signed At Versailles, Jan 20, 1783

Pre-1824 Maps

An early map that depicted both the North and South Americans along with the West Indies. It provides a glaring contrast between the known and unknown regions, with the Eastern parts of North America quite well understood, while the mythical River of the West was still shown as a continuous water course from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The map reflects the United States following the American Revolutionary War and included the addition of Spanish discoveries north of Baja California in what has been described as “fantastically detailed” topographical and geographical features. Included on this map is the often-disputed Chinese ...


1783 - New Map Of North America With West India Islands, Divided According To The Preliminary Articles Of Peace, Signed At Versailles, 20, Jan. 1783, Wherein Are Particularly Distinguished The United States, And The Several Provinces, Governments & Ca Which Compose The British Dominions, Laid Down According To The Latest Surveys, And Corrected From The Original Materials Of Goverr. Pownall, Membr. Of Parlimnt. Aug 2017

1783 - New Map Of North America With West India Islands, Divided According To The Preliminary Articles Of Peace, Signed At Versailles, 20, Jan. 1783, Wherein Are Particularly Distinguished The United States, And The Several Provinces, Governments & Ca Which Compose The British Dominions, Laid Down According To The Latest Surveys, And Corrected From The Original Materials Of Goverr. Pownall, Membr. Of Parlimnt.

Pre-1824 Maps

The map was originally published in 1755 and subsequently updated numerous times as more land was explored and land ownership changed. It includes text at the top right corner setting forth the fishing rights of the United States. The lower left corner contains an insert is entitled: “A Passage By Land to California.” An upper left corner insert is entitled: “A Particular map of Baffin and Hudson’s Bay.” Extensive comments by Pownall regarding the lands and territories between the Apalachean (sic) Mountains and the Mississippi River regarding indigenous tribes, sites suitable for factories, alliances and temperaments of tribes and ...


1908-1912 -Salinas Valley Usgs Composite Map Aug 2017

1908-1912 -Salinas Valley Usgs Composite Map

Groundwater Basin Maps

Composite map of the Salinas Valley, Monterey County, California, made from surveys conducted by the United States Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey during the years 1908 through 1912.


1825 - Mission Spheres Of Influence Circa 1825, Salinas Valley And Vicinity [Draft] Aug 2017

1825 - Mission Spheres Of Influence Circa 1825, Salinas Valley And Vicinity [Draft]

Mission Maps

Map depicting mission spheres of influence in approximately 1825 in the Salinas Valley and surrounding vicinities. Supplemental downloadable August 4, 2017 memorandum regarding the Motivations for Mapping "Spanish Mission Sphere of Influence."


1845 - Conceptual Land Use Patterns Circa 1845 Inferred By Diseños Submitted To Mexican Government, Salinas Valley And Vicinity [Draft 2017] Aug 2017

1845 - Conceptual Land Use Patterns Circa 1845 Inferred By Diseños Submitted To Mexican Government, Salinas Valley And Vicinity [Draft 2017]

Groundwater Basin Maps

Map depicting conceptual land use patterns circa 1845 as inferred by diseños submitted to the Mexican government in the Salinas Valley and surrounding vicinities.


1785 - The Public Land Survey System (Plss) Jul 2017

1785 - The Public Land Survey System (Plss)

American Period Maps

Adopted by the United States Congress of Confederation on May 20, 1785, the Land Ordinance was established to provide a means by which the land west of the Appalachian Mountains, north of the Ohio River and East of the Mississippi River could be sold and settled. This article describes the Public Land Survey System (PLSS), a way of subdividing and describing all public domain lands in the United States. Regulated by the U.S. Department of the Interior, the PLSS divides the lands owned by the Federal government into 6-miles square townships and is included in the National Atlas. Townships ...


2009 - Ohlone/Costanoan Indians Of The San Francisco Peninsula And Their Neighbors, Yesterday And Today By Randall Milliken, Laurence H. Shoup, And Beverly R. Ortiz Jul 2017

2009 - Ohlone/Costanoan Indians Of The San Francisco Peninsula And Their Neighbors, Yesterday And Today By Randall Milliken, Laurence H. Shoup, And Beverly R. Ortiz

Government Documents and Publications

This 2009 report studies the Ohlone/Costanoan people who are the descendants of speakers of six related Costanoan languages that were spoken in west central California, from San Francisco Bay to Monterey Bay, when Spanish missionaries and settlers arrived in the 1770s. The San Francisco Peninsula lands of the Golden Gate Recreation Area is in one of the six language territories, San Francisco Bay Costanoan. In this study, the prehistoric and contact-period culture of the San Francisco Bay Costanoans is described and their culture is compared to the cultures of surrounding language groups (other Costanoan language groups and non-Costanoan language ...


1900 - Conceptual And Historical 1900 Land Use And Development In Salinas Valley And Vicinity [Draft] Jun 2017

1900 - Conceptual And Historical 1900 Land Use And Development In Salinas Valley And Vicinity [Draft]

Groundwater Basin Maps

A digitized map created in 2017 representing land use and development in the Salinas Valley and vicinity in 1900. The map reflects private rancho; high probability of harming and Irrigation areas; land suitable for grazing cattle, sheep and horses with some agriculture; California native habitat (least developed lands); canals; railroads; pump houses, oil seep, population centers; 1898 USGS Monterey County Road & Historic El Camino Real; Salinas River Watershed; Township and Range; County boundary; historic Mission sites; springs; wetland, sloughs and lakes; intermittent stream or slough; Salinas River; as well as rivers and streams. Data sources include Bureau of Land Management General Office Records; 1905 ...


1872 - Appropriation Of Water In California, Civ. Code, §§ 1410 – 1422. Jun 2017

1872 - Appropriation Of Water In California, Civ. Code, §§ 1410 – 1422.

Water Statutes

Enacted in 1872, California Civil Code 1410-1422 provided, in part, the right to the use of running water for useful or beneficial purpose, as well as the right to change the place of diversion if others were not injured by the change. In order to appropriate water, a written notice had to be posted in a conspicuous place at the point of intended diversion setting forth the particulars of the diversion. The notice had to be filed with the county recorder within ten days after posting the notice. The works that would divert the water had to begin within 60 ...


1784-1846 - Spanish Land Concessions And Mexican Land Grants In Alta California, David Hornbeck Jun 2017

1784-1846 - Spanish Land Concessions And Mexican Land Grants In Alta California, David Hornbeck

Pre-1846 Maps

Maps reflecting the distribution of land concessions and land grants made in Alta California during the Spanish and Mexican eras (1784 through 1846). Maps are divided into four categories: land grants issued prior to 1829; land grants issued between 1830 and 1839; land grants issued between 18840 and 1846; and land grants issued to Anglos.


2015, January 16 - State Of The Salinas River Groundwater Basin - Hydrology Report Jun 2017

2015, January 16 - State Of The Salinas River Groundwater Basin - Hydrology Report

Monterey County Water Resources Agency Water Reports

A study conducted for Monterey County under County Professional Agreement 14-714, in response to Referral No. 2014.01. Prepared by Brown and Caldwell under the oversight of Monterey County Water Resources Agency, this report addresses the effects of prolonged drought by considering likely changes in groundwater head elevations, groundwater storage, and seawater intrusion. Some steps are offered that might help alleviate the consequences of further depleting groundwater storage. They study area is MCWRA Benefit Zone 2C which largely straddles the Salinas River in Monterey County. Zone 2C consists of 7 subareas: Above Dam, Below Dam, Upper Valley, Arroyo Seco, Forebay ...


2017- Links To Federal, State, Local And Other Resources Jun 2017

2017- Links To Federal, State, Local And Other Resources

Associated Links

Internet links to various Federal, state, local and related websites containing materials relevant to documents and information found in the Hornbeck Collection.


Acknowledgment Of Project Support And Contributions To The Csumb “Hornbeck Collection – Historical Land Use In California” Jun 2017

Acknowledgment Of Project Support And Contributions To The Csumb “Hornbeck Collection – Historical Land Use In California”

Support for the Hornbeck Collection Project

The "Hornbeck Collection – Historical Land Use in California" is a result of support and contributions from CSUMB professional staff, technical personnel and students, as well as the numerous outside organizations and individuals listed in this summary document.


2000 - A Line Through The Past – Historical And Ethnographic Background For The Branch Canal, California State Water Project, Coastal Branch Series Paper Number 1. Jun 2017

2000 - A Line Through The Past – Historical And Ethnographic Background For The Branch Canal, California State Water Project, Coastal Branch Series Paper Number 1.

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

This 2000 publication of the San Luis Obispo County Archaeological Society documents the major prehistoric and historic studies carried out in connection with the California State Water Project, Coastal Branch, Phase II. The State Water Project delivers water from the California Aqueduct to San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties. The California Department of Parks and Recreation along with various cultural resource management firms, conducted the cultural resources studies and reports for the State Water Project.


2017 - California State Lands Commission – Ranchos, Missions, Presidios And Pueblos Jun 2017

2017 - California State Lands Commission – Ranchos, Missions, Presidios And Pueblos

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The California State Lands Commission provides a historical summary concerning the establishment of ranchos, missions, presidios and pueblos in California by the Spanish and Mexican governments, including the practice granting sovereign lands to private individuals. The Commission describes the provisions that established rights to land title of landowners in the conquered territories under the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hildalgo signed at the end of the United States war with Mexico, as well as the sections of the 1851 act of the U.S. Congress to settle private land claims in California


2000 - A Line Through The Past – Historical And Ethnographic Background For The Branch Canal, California State Water Project, Coastal Branch Series Paper Number 1. Jun 2017

2000 - A Line Through The Past – Historical And Ethnographic Background For The Branch Canal, California State Water Project, Coastal Branch Series Paper Number 1.

Government Documents and Publications

This 2000 publication of the San Luis Obispo County Archaeological Society documents the major prehistoric and historic studies carried out in connection with the California State Water Project, Coastal Branch, Phase II. The State Water Project delivers water from the California Aqueduct to San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties. The California Department of Parks and Recreation along with various cultural resource management firms, conducted the cultural resources studies and reports for the State Water Project.