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1

when was the great earthquake in san francisco

april 18, 1906

2

what happened after the earthquake

a large fire broke out and the earthquake broke the pipes so they could not put out the fire

3

what did the earthquake do to the city

buildings were destroyed, causing almost 500 million dollars in damage

4

amadeo pietro giannini

banker who helped give out loans for people to rebuild their homes and businesses after the earthquake

5

how did help from around the country help SF

money, food, and supplies came in for people to rebuild

6

florin

japanese american community in sacrmento

7

what was florin known named

strawberry capital of california

8

why did japanese immigrants move to sacramento

to work on fruit farms

9

what did california government do for highways

spent $18 million dollars to build state highway system making it easier for people to travel from one city to another

10

john muir

naturalist who fought against the Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct

11

hetch hetchy valley

a part of yosemite national park that the dam people thought would flood

12

why was the hetch hetchy dam aqueduct built

SF had water shortage and city leaders wanted a dam built on tuolumne river that would great a reservoir for SF. an aqueduct would would carry water from reservoir to the city

13

naturist

a person who studies nature and works to protect it