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HSS-4.2.3 (History–Social Science)

Standard Identifier: HSS-4.2.3
Content Area: History–Social Science
Grade: 4
Course: California: A Changing State, Grade 4

Overarching Standard:
HSS-4.2 Students describe the social, political, cultural, and economic life and interactions among people of California from the pre-Columbian societies to the Spanish mission and Mexican rancho periods.

Describe the Spanish exploration and colonization of California, including the relationships among soldiers, missionaries, and Indians (e.g., Juan Crespi, Junipero Serra, Gaspar de Portola).

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