California Stuff

Statutes and Amendments to the Code, 1850:

California Statutes, 1850. Chap. 97, p. 221 et seq. AN ACT for the better regulation of the Mines, and the government of Foreign Miners (April 13, 1850) [1850 index]

Roaring Camp: The Social World of the California Gold Rush

It’s Your Misfortune and None of My Own: A New History of the American West. pp. 238, 334 – effect of Foreign Miners’ Tax on Mexican and Latinx miners vs. white immigrant miners, etc.

Racial Fault Lines: The Historical Origins of White Supremacy in California.

p. 108: “I give attention to unraveling the racializing ideology used by European Americans to both racially demonize the Indians and justify their decimation



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