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Part A: Study Questions, Essays & MT #1

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

#1/Compare Native and Mexican/ Californio societies. Begin with the specific reading and class examples that you feel best describe each, and from them develop broader characterizations (as discussed in class, review their social organizations, religious beliefs/ world views, and political economies) Use information from class lectures, Pacific El Dorado, and Saints and Citizens.

MT Exam #1 (200 pts):

1-30 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

2-70 pts Geography

1-Know the Geomorphic Provinces.

2-Know the Native California groups in Areas 5, 6, & 7

Costanoan, Salinan;

Northern Valley Yokuts, Southern Valley Yokuts, Miwok, & Foothill Yokuts;

Chumash, Gabrielino, Luiseno, Ipai, & Tipai

3-Know the Coastal Counties.

Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino,

Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo

Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara

Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego

 

3-100 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/Compare Native and Mexican/ Californio societies. Begin with the specific reading and class examples that you feel best describe each, and from them develop broader characterizations (as discussed in class). Use information from class lectures, Pacific El Dorado, and Saints and Citizens.

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) Discuss examples of "native ingenuity" in Alta California?