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Part A: Study Questions, Essays & MT #1

Study Questions, Saints and Citizens:

1-(Chpt 1) Colonial Settlements on Indigenous Land:  What was the process of colonial missionization in Alta California?

2-(Chpts 2 & 3)  What was the process of "becoming Indian," and what images were associated with it?

3-(Chpt. 4) What happened in the Chumash War--why did it break out and how was it resolved?

6- (Chpt 5)  How did Mexican Independence affect the native population of Alta California?

7-(Chpt 6) How did the indigenous population actually do in Alta California before American takeover?

Essay #1 (4 to 6 pages, 50 pts):

#1/ How can we characterize the many groups who were the California Indians, and how did the lives of Native Californians compare to that of the Spanish? Look at economy, political organization, religion and culture. Focus on the lives of Native Californians and end with a comparison to Spanish culture. Use the textbook Pacific El Dorado, Haas' Saints and Citizens, the film we saw in class, "Ishi," along with class notes.

#2/ Mexican California lasted a short number of years, under thirty, yet has lasted a long time in our memories of California. How can we characterize life in Mexican California, for both Native Californians and those families who became known as "Californios"? Use information from class lectures, Pacific El Dorado, and Saints and Citizens.

MT Exam #1 (100 pts):

1-15 pts Matching (from class, sample questions below)

1. Juanenos

2. Pablo Tac

3. Richard Henry Dana

4. Antonio Maria Osio

5. Padrinos/ Padrinas

6. vagrancy laws

7. "gente de Razon"

8. "Digger" Indians

______first mission Indian to write account of his experiences

______pejorative term for California's Indian population

______Acegchemem (Acjachemem)

______Californio bureaucrat, landownder, & writer

______those who considered themselves to be "pure blood" Spanish

______godparents assigned at baptism, to teach converted

______"Two Before the Mast," Yankee Trader

______means of securing a labor force

2-35 pts Geography

1-Know the Geomorphic Provinces. (11 ps)

2-Know the Native California groups in Areas 5, 6, & 7. (12 pts)

3-Know the Coastal Counties. (12 pts)

3-50 pts Essay:

You will write an in-class essay answer to one of the questions above, the question for which you did not write the essay.

#1/ How can we characterize the many groups who were the California Indians, and how did the lives of Native Californians compare to that of the Spanish? Look at economy, political organization, religion and culture. Focus on the lives of Native Californians and end with a comparison to Spanish culture. Use the textbook Pacific El Dorado, Haas' Saints and Citizens, the film we saw in class, "Ishi," along with class notes.

#2/ Mexican California lasted a short number of years, under thirty, yet has lasted a long time in our memories of California. How can we characterize life in Mexican California, for both Native Californians and those families who became known as "Californios"? Use information from class lectures, Pacific El Dorado, and Saints and Citizens.