In the year of 1990 my father and his family crossed the border to get to California to have a better life . My father's family was poor in Mexico, there were no jobs or enough money to keep the family from starving. My grandfather suggested that my father and his siblings should get to California to have a fresh start in life and not live in poverty anymore. My father knew how difficult and life risking it would be to cross the border, so he started to plan things out in how he was going to get to california.
It is easy to see the west side of our country as beautiful and flourishing with an excess of water because of all the rain and great weather that they get. This is especially true for California in particular. Our minds are programmed to see this part of the country as almost “perfect” in a way, but in reality, there are just as many problems with the weather there as there are in the Midwest. The Midwest gets to suffer through the harsh winters and scorching summers, but California has plenty of droughts and earthquakes to keep them busy throughout the year.
There are many different types of geographic feature in California like mountains, deserts, and different water tremors. WIth these different geographic features there will come Earthquakes, Wildfires, Floods,Tsunamis,Landslides,and Coastal Changes.
California has been known for it 's beautiful golden coast, stunning mountain ranges, and the always wonderful sunny weather. The state houses the largest and second most diverse population of people in the United States. The large diversity of the people could be contributed by the vast differing landscapes that stretch across the state. Northern California in particular, is home to a variety of enormous mountains, mountain ranges, beautiful lakes, and forever flowing rivers. People come from all over to witness these breathtaking views. As for Southern California the alluring beaches, rolling grass valleys, and various other attractions make for a significant difference to northern California. The difference in environments has a great impact on the type of people that live in each region. An individual 's race, ethnicity, hobbies, political views, job, etc. all can have an impact on what area of California they live in. Some people, including myself enjoy a lot of outdoor activities that fit well in Northern California areas such as hunting, hiking, snowboarding, etc. Meanwhile, people that live in southern California may have much different outdoor hobbies due to the change in climate. The contrast between north and south almost creates a split in the state. In 1941, the proposal of a new state, named the State of Jefferson would take the very upper most part of California and the southern most part of Oregon to create a 51st state. Today, that proposal has
California has many resources like water and the amazing California climate. Water is the most precious resource that California has and ironically now we are in a huge drought. Due to the many immigrants who traveled to California in hopes of a better life resulted in one of the world's largest diverse economies. California is the third largest state in America. California consists of many ethnic groups like Native Americans, Mexicans, Latinos, African Americans and Asian Americans and more. California's GDP is around $1.8 trillion. California is a post-industrial economy.
Throughout this period of the drought we can see plenty of examples of how it is affecting the entire state. One example of this was the alarming amount of snow that the Sierra Mountains got in the beginning of 2014. An article from NBC Los Angeles states that the Department of Water Resources in the Sierra reported that the amount of the snowpack was only at twelve percent of the yearly average for the surrounding area. The state of California depends on a huge amount of snow to fall because when the snow melts it goes into rivers and reservoirs. This hurt tourist spots like Lake Tahoe, Squaw Valley and Big Bear who depend on snow to attract skiers, snowboarders and families for vacations.
Among all the states of the Union, California is probably the most famous both inside the United States and around the world. This fame is based on images made popular through television and the movies, which portray California as a modern, exciting leading edge society. The most important aspect of the California modern economy today is the same as it was to the Natives of California, California Agriculture.
California State is on the west coast of the United States of America. According to the Census, the state’s population consists of 38,802,500 people which make up approximately 12 % of the country’s total population in 2014. Even though the state has the largest population size in the country, its population intensity remains low due to the fact it is also the 3rd largest state of the nation. Its area covers 158,706 square miles. The state is an incredible visiting place due to its large varieties of attractions. The capital city of the state is Sacramento, and the state’s most populous city is Los Angeles, which is also the second most populous in the whole country, second only to New York City. Although the two cities are within
It is no secret that the Chicago Fire are not a good team on the road. And by “not good” I mean very very bad. 1 road win in about 3 years doesn't read well. Chicago has one more road game on this current road trip before going back to Chicago, visiting the Los Angeles Galaxy.
If you look around, most of the vegetation in California is dead. California is in a severe drought. People try to save water by not watering their lawns. Of course when in a drought we all have a duty to preserve water and only use water when absolutely necessary.
California is a gardener's dream. Our Mediterranean climate allows us to have fantastic gardens showcasing a wide variety of ornamental plants from all around the world. Some of those plants have become aggressive garden nuisances and others are invasive plants that threaten California’s biodiversity and economy.
The state of California on the United States’ Pacific Coast is a dream destination for many, particularly those who love the great outdoors. Some of the most beautiful nature on the continent is found in California, from jaw-dropping giant Sequoia trees, to snowcapped mountains and sunny beaches. California is the perfect place for a hike, and here are 12 routes that you simply must take while you’re there.
The geographical diversity of California has regional landscapes such as mountains, deserts, etc. and various climate within the year. California is the third largest state compared to Texas and Alaska with landscapes unlike any other state. California has three main deserts Mojave Desert, Colorado Desert, and Great Basin Desert all located in Death Valley. Mojave Desert is a large desert triangle located at the eastern half of Southern California. Mojave Desert temperature has a low of 20 Fahrenheit in the winter and has a high of 130 Fahrenheit in the summer. Mojave Desert receives less than 13 inches of rain every
The western states make up only 8.7 percent of the United States total land or 333, 524 of the 3.8 million square miles, yet it ranges from deserts to temperate rainforest. Putting that into perspective, Afghanistan come in at 252,072 square miles, Germany is 137,983, and North Korea 46, 541. The complexity of the terrain adds to the populations desires to inhabit the area. From central California travel by land south 2 hours bring you to sand dunes, 5 hours south will bring you to the desert. Heading north 3 hours brings you to the peaks of the Sierra Nevada. Intermittently are low ground containing fields and livestock along with dry hot valleys. Both California and Oregon consist mainly of Mediterranean climate, causing warmer