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    Growing Up in San Francisco- Personal Narrative Although I was born in Salem, Oregon, my earliest memories are from San Francisco, California. My parents came to California to start over and find a better life. For a while we lived on a bus parked in front of a friend's house. When I was three years old, we moved to Potrero Hill, an area of low-income housing projects in the big city. A very famous man, O.J. Simpson, grew up there, but that was before my time. Potrero Hill was a bad neighborhood

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    Gentrification Essay

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    Gentrification is a highly important topic that has not only been occurring all over the United States, but especially closer than we may have thought. San Francisco is home to hundreds of thousands of people who have been a part of how amazing this city has become. San Francisco is one of the most visited places in the world with many of its famous landmarks, endless opportunities not only for daytime fun but also has an amazing nightlife that people cannot get enough of. People come for a great

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    Lupine plant. Icaricia icarioides missionensis ( Mission Blue Butterfly) was discovered in 1937. Icaricia icarioides missionensis is native to the San Francisco Bay Area of California. It has lost most of it habitat in the region to development , and is thus limited to residing only in the Twin Peaks of San Francisco, Fort Baker in Marin County, and San Bruno Mountain in San Mateo County. Human beings are the main reason for the decline in the Mission Blue’s natural habitat. If something is not done

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    Mission San Jose Essay

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    the early 1500s- mid 1800s, missions were the original destination by which the Spanish taught both Spanish and Catholicism lifestyle to the Native Americans/Indians. There are 21 missions scattered all over California. Mission San Jose is the fourteenth mission created in Alta California. It is a Spanish mission located in Fremont, California and established in the late 1700s by Padre Fermin Francisco de Lasuen. The mission is the label of the Mission San Jose district of Fremont, which was a free

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    the biases of a population of San Francisco who were prejudiced against the Japanese of the city, and was based on information that was, at best, true only in the most general sense. The article "Will the Japanese Predominate" argues that members of the `White Race' have good reason to be cautious of the `present danger' of the Japanese and other Asiatic cultures dominating and conquering the industrial shipping market in Hawaii and within the city of San Francisco, specifically. The author,

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    commonly known as Van, and Jose, live in San Francisco, California. These four students work to defend themselves against what they see as attacks by the government and schools on the Bill of Rights after a terrorist attack on the Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco, California. Little Brother portrays how surveillance has increased in San Francisco due to attacks and other illegal activities. As the story unfolds, surveillance increases in not only in San Francisco, but also throughout the entire world

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    At the San Francisco Japantown 100th anniversary symposium, the speaker was Glenn Fukushima who discussed the issue of Japanese American ethnic identity. In his speech he talks about the different identities associated with Japanese American’s. He talks about how to: normalize” the relationship between Japanese Americans and Japan. Also, in his speech he uses a metaphor that is for the Japanese Americans. A little bit of information about Glenn Fukushima his father was in the United State Army

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    When we think of San Francisco we think of a city vibrant, full of life, with activity, a city thriving. A population with over three hundred forty two thousand people in 1900. This happened to be one of the largest cities, as a matter of fact San Francisco was the ninth largest city in the nation. Rich in development and very influenced by the location San Francisco was the entrance to one of the best natural known harbors. California made it big when they realized way back in the later

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    San Francisco Earthquake of 1906

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    damage. Many fires started all throughout the city; San Francisco burned in turmoil. In the early 1900’s, Theodore Roosevelt took office after McKinley was assassinated. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the only turmoil at the time. A ship with rats infected with bubonic plague started the first plague epidemic in the continental U.S. Survivors of the plague believed that the corpses were still contaminated, so all burials were banned within San Francisco. Fifteen blocks of China Town were quarantined

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    Hudarto’s essay, “Sexuality in California 's Franciscan Missions: Cultural Perceptions and Sad Realities,” I initially thought the author would discuss sexuality in the San Francisco Mission district as I probably was not paying too much attention to the title. I also questioned how this article would relate to the first lecture discussed in class about Native American tribes in California. Hudarto clearly states his thesis as “This essay will examine an aspect of the mission experience that has not received

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