Create a plan to mine gold as if you were part of the Gold Rush of 1844.
Map of Califonia
Research and draw a map of California as it existed in 1844. Compare it to a current map of California.
Mexico and California
Create a chart showing how Mexico and the United States came to have their present borders versus the borders of the mid-1800s.
Model of a Sailing Vessel from the Mid-1800s.
Create a paper mache or other type of model of a sailing vessel from the mid-1800s, in the style that Sean Mulkerin was likely to sail.
Prepare a travel brochure using pictures found or drawn from the area around Southern California to encourage students to visit the area, the setting for much of the action in "The Californios".
Write a physical, emotional...
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