A Self-governing Dominion: California, 1849-1860

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University of California Press, 1950 - California - 335 pages
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Contents

Steps toward Selfgovernment
1
Constitution Making in the Land of Gold
22
The Legislature of a Thousand Drinks
47
Thirtyfirst Star
78
Who Owns the Land?
102
Lol The Poor Indian
137
The Movement for State Division 18491860
167
Judge Lynch in the Mother Lode Country and in San Francisco
192
A Businessmens Revolution
232
The Gods and Men in the Politics of the Fifties
268
Bibliography
315
Index
323
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