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Hyperpluralism in California


Words: 597 (3 pages)

            Pluralism is defined in social science as a social system based on mutual respect for each other’s cultures among various groups that make up a society, wherein subordinate groups do not have to forsake their lifestyle and traditions but, rather, can express their culture and participate in the larger society free of prejudice. (Merriam, G….

The Northern District of California


Words: 1366 (6 pages)

Epistemology is the study of knowledge, and Ontology the study of being. Each serves a crucial role in allowing us to come to grips with understanding the world around us, and processes in our everyday environments. With this significant basis in mind, this essay attempts to discuss the roles of epistemology and ontology by analyzing…

Missions in California


Words: 431 (2 pages)

In the early days of the North American continent more than one different groups of people were trying to settle the land and claim it as their own. One group in particular was the Spanish. They built missions in California to make their presence in the area known and to convert the Native Americans into…

Native 1 California


Words: 1112 (5 pages)

California, being the third largest state in the United States of America, naturally will have a good division of geographical regions.  This division entails a diverse climate, landforms, and cultures which people live by.  The life of all civilizations is their people.  And what characterizes a people is not only their physical appearance, but more…

San Gabriel Mission



Words: 568 (3 pages)

Mission San Gabriel was founded on September 8, 1771 by fathers Pedro Cambon and Angel Somera. The planned site for the Mission was along the banks of the Rio de los Temblores (the River of the Earthquakes—the Santa Ana River). The priests chose an alternate site on a fertile plain located directly alongside the Rio…

California Utility


Words: 458 (2 pages)

In 1996 deregulation allowed California utility companies to sell power plants and collect over 19 billion dollars in ratepayer subsidies. The money was used to purchase plants in other countries, reward executives with huge pay raises and buy back stock. A handful of unregulated companies withheld power, causing shortages to boost wholesale prices. Deregulation led…

The California Highway Patrol


Words: 710 (3 pages)

Most people think that the sole purpose of the California Highway Patrol is to stop speeders, issue tickets and stick to the freeways. Unbeknownst to most people there are many layers to the California Highway Patrol. From being a safety dispatcher, helicopter pilot, to officer. All that the CHP represent and do is in their…

California and Drought Indicators


Words: 929 (4 pages)

California is a state that has gone through many years of being in drought. Several people have different opinions and perspectives about the droughts that have occurred, there is many people and things being blamed. There are different reasons that caused the state of California to go into drought, some of those reasons are things…

Essay About California Mussel


Words: 392 (2 pages)

Distinctive Features The Mytilus Californianus, also referred to as the California mussel is often found clustered in large aggregations. They have byssal threads on the end of their shell which allow them to get attached to the rocks as well as each other. The shell of a California mussel has a thick exterior and has…

California Infrastructure; Highways, Interstates, and Bridges


Words: 711 (3 pages)

People from all over the world come here to live out their dreams. California is home to the first gold nugget ever found, Disneyland, Hollywood, the golden gate bridge, historic route 66, many National Parks, Alcatraz, and the worst roads in all of the United States (Ingraham). California is among the top five states with…

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