29 Jan Environmental and social History of LA
1.(Sloan reading, pg 1-10) How useful is Sloan’s description of LA as an “island” to understand its current growth and development? (1/2 page )
2.(Deverell and Hise Chapter 2 and 3) European settlements across Southern California led to significant changes in the prairie environment occupied by the Tongva.
3. Describe the new ecosystem as a result of this transformation. (1/2 page )
4. Watch the following two videos and answer the subsequent question:
Los Angeles is described as a city that likes to “forget” its past. How does the Chinese Massacre contradict the image of Los Angeles that boosters promoted (1/2 page)