Daly City (Images of America) by Bunny Gillespie

By Bunny Gillespie


Nestled within the shadow of San Bruno Mountain and often called "The Gateway City" for its proximity to San Francisco, Daly urban is far greater than a standard suburb. A thriving and numerous neighborhood outfitted alongside El Camino actual (The King's Highway), the line that attached the entire Spanish Missions in California, the town has advanced from a old fashioned agricultural city to an immense company, residential, and transit center.

This new choice of photographs, ordinarily classic and barely visible pictures, tells the city's trip from the unique Spanish land furnish via its 1911 incorporation and directly to sleek instances. town has constantly been cosmopolitan, constructed with the aid of Irish, German, and Italian settlers, and today's huge numbers of Hispanic and Filipino residents.

Aside from usual wonders like San Bruno Mountain and the dramatic Pacific beach, Daly urban additionally has man-made landmarks just like the Cow Palace, which has lengthy been host to large-scale occasions reminiscent of the Grand nationwide Rodeo and political conventions. within reach Colma is understood for its cemeteries, yet as readers will see during this e-book, stocks a shockingly wealthy historical past with Daly City.

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He would have been eager to announce the success of his endeavor. 5. What’s missing? Columbus’s letter provides just one view of the encounter. We do not have a corresponding account from the native Americans’ perspective nor from anyone else travelling with Columbus. With no corroboration evidence, how reliable is this description? Note: You can use these same questions to analyze visual images. Start by determining who created the image — whether it’s a painting, photograph, sculpture, map, or artifact — and when it was made.

These definitions are also in the glossary at the end of the book. Answer the Review Questions, which repeat the chapter’s end-ofsection comprehension prompts. Visit the free online study guide, which provides quizzes and activities to help you master the chapter material. Review the Important Events chronologies to make sure you understand the relationships between major events in the chapter and their sequence. To t h e Stu d e n t How to Read Primary Sources In each chapter of this textbook you will find many primary sources to broaden your understanding of the development of the West.

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