At least 400 words.
Discuss one of the following:
What were conditions like in Watts by 1960? Discuss the state of its infrastructure, its housing, its economy, its educational system, and its relations with the rest of Los Angeles, including the police.
The California Water Plan has been highly controversial. First discuss why there was a strong clamor to create the California Water Plan. Then discuss what was actually done. Finally, assess the environmental costs of the project.
In the 1960s, California implemented many important changes in its constitution and in how the state government operated. Discuss the most important changes to the constitution and state government. Also assess whether or not this improved California government and made California more democratic.
The 1960s and early 1970s saw ethnic groups in California assert their rights to equality in many ways. Address how Blacks, Native Americans, and Hispanics sought to increase their power and what the significant results were.