Respond to one of the following In at least 400 words.
Discuss the events of 1846 in California in which you examine the strengths of the American settlers and their supporters, and also the weaknesses of the Mexican government and its supporters. Was the overthrow of Mexican California inevitable?
Discuss the secularization of the missions. What happened to the neophytes and mission lands and property?
Discuss the impact of the Hide-and-Tallow Trade.