- The California Genocide refers to actions in the mid to late 19th century by the United States federal, state, and local governments, the Russian traders and migrating Inuits that resulted in the decimation of the indigenous population of California following Spanish and then U.S. occupation of California in the 18th and 19th centuries.
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The California Genocide is the decrease in the indigenous population of California due to violence, relocation and starvation as a result of the U.S occupation of California. The indigenous population of California under Spanish rule dropped from 300,000 prior to 1769, to 250,000 in 1834.
The California Genocide refers to actions from the 18th to late 19th century by the Spanish, Mexican and United States federal, state, and local governments that resulted in the dramatic decrease of the indigenous population of California.
The general public of California is unaware of the genocide of Indian people because the state of California, major publishers of social studies programs for children, and authors of textbooks refuse to write about the murders, kidnappings, rapes, and slavery.
The word genocide is a combination of the Ancient Greek word génos (γένος, meaning "race" or "people") with the Latin caedere ("to kill"). The word genocide was used in indictments at the Nuremberg trials, held from 1945, but solely as a descriptive term, not yet as a formal legal term.
Jul 01, 2019 · Today, California’s genocide is one of the most heinous chapters in the state’s troubled racial history, which also includes forced sterilizations of people of Mexican descent and discrimination and internment of up to 120,000 people of Japanese descent during World War II.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.With 39.5 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km 2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area.
The debate over genocide in Native American history often turns to California, where the Native American population fell dramatically, from about 150,000 to 30,000, in the middle decades of the ...