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California history Civil Rights Era

1) Which region of the state gained control of the California legislature in 1965? Why?

2) Was California's population growth in the 1960s maily in areas that were rural, urban, or suburban?

3) Beginning in the late 1970s, how did California's state universities, colleges and community colleges attempt to balance their budgets?

4) What was the essential issue in the Berkeley Free Speech Movement (FSM)?

5) Where did the disastrous "People's Park" affair occur?

6) What weakened the Black Panther Party?

7) What was the main reason for the decline of student radicalism?

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1) Which region of the state gained control of the California legislature in 1965? Why?
The southern part of California gained control of the legislature due to the increase in population in southern California. With a greater population, they gained a greater number of seats in House and Senate.

2) Was California's population growth in the 1960s mainly in areas that were rural, urban, or suburban?
California's growth in the1960's was mainly in suburban areas.

3) Beginning in the late 1970s, how did ...

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This is part of a larger study guide on California history. This solution deals specifically with California history during the Civil Rights era. Other issues examined include population growth and the field of education. Over 300 words of original text along with the original source on which the study guide is based. Seven study questions are included with answers.

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