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California: History Study Guide to the 1970's

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1) Which state has the nation's largest American Indian population?

2) By the 1970s, which American ethnic group had the highest level of education and lowest crime rate?

3) When did the largest migration of African Americans to California begin?

4) What was the Rumford Act of 1963?

5) What has been the largest ethnic minority in Californi in recent decades?

6) What was the significance of the "Sleepy Lagoon" case of 1942?

7) How successful were Latinos in achieving political power before the 1980s?

8) During which gubernatorial administration were women first appointed to top positions in state government?

9) On what level of government have women been most successful in achieving elected offices?

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1) Which state has the nation's largest American Indian population?
California had 198,000 Indians living there in 1980 making it the state with the highest Indian population.
2) By the 1970s, which American ethnic group had the highest level of education and lowest crime rate?
Asians were the ethnic group with the highest level of education and lowest crime rate by 1970. Specifically, this refers to Japanese-Americans.

3) When did the largest migration of African Americans to California begin?
African Americans had their greatest surge in migration beginning in 1942 when the Navy was in desperate need of shipyard workers. Because they ...

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This solution is a part of a larger study guide on California history. This solution focuses on immigration issues and ethnic minorities of the 1960's and 1970's. Over 400 words of original text along with the original source used as a study guide and 9 study questions.

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