1. Write a history of the period by demonstrating the interrelatedness of five
historical themes. In your answer you must account for race, class, and
gender in addition to your thematic choices.
2.Account for the movement of people in the period of inquiry. How did migration
and/or immigration affect the physical, social, cultural, and p
olitical landscape of California? In your answer, you should consider the conflict equation.
3.California has a reputation for being “liberal.” Is this true? In your answer, you
should list and discuss the support and negation of the “Liberal Cal
ifornia” label. In your answer, you should consider regional comparison within the state as well
as comparisons to other states.
4.Write a history of an ethnic group in California. How has your group of choice fared in the State’s history? What challenges has your group faced, and what
have been the methods to overcome these challenges? Finally, consider the
contemporary challenges that your group currently faces. Is history repeating?