Taming the Elephant: Politics, Government, and Law in Pioneer California

By John F. Burns; Richard J. Orsi | Go to book overview
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Index
abolitionist movement, 109, 111, 116, 177
Act for the Government and Protection of Indians, 81, 105
Adams & Co., 244
African Americans, 7, 9, 12, 20, 59, 81, 114, 130, 145, 148, 248; and American citizenship, 103, 104, 236; and slavery in California, 109, 111; challenge California's Fugitive Slave Law, 109; improved conditions for, 118, 250; in Gold Rush, 105; migrate to Canada, 111, 117; organize first Convention of Colored Citizens, 116
Agua Fria, 42
Ah Goon, 60
Alameda County, 15
Alcatraz Island, 130, 131, 225, 228, 229, 246, 249, 250
Alemany, Most Reverend Joseph Sadoc, 85
Alexander, Barton S., 255, 256
Allegorical View of the Conquest of the Continent (lithograph), 127; see also Plate 1
Allen, R. T. P., 244
Alpine County, 11
Alvitre, Felipe, 81, 82
Amador County, 33, 206
Amadór, José Maria, 100
American Express Company, 244
American Home Missionary Society, 129
American (“Know Nothing”) Party, 47, 81, 146, 147, 218
American Progress (painting), 127
American River, 204, 220
American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA), 177, 179
Anderson, Robert, 149
Angel Island, 51
Angels Camp, 33
Anthony, Susan B., 179
Anza Trail, 100
Arkansas Act, 235
Army Corps of Engineers, 256
Arrow (brig), 227
Ashburner, William, photo of, 21
Ashley, Delos R., 150, 156
Asian Americans, 7, 12, 130. See also Chinese
Athearn, Chandler, Hoffman, and Angell (attorneys), 85
Atherton, Gertrude, 120
Auburn, 205
Aurora, 43, 45
Austin, Nev., 44
Averill, Chester, photo of, 21
Bad Company (book), 30
Baehr, Ferdinand, 150
Baird, Spencer F., 257

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