History of the Mother Lode
Gain a deeper understanding of the importance the Mother Lode had in California's history. In this online course, you will learn about the Yokut Indians, the settlers to the Gold Rush area, Hornitos, Agua Fria, the Mariposa County Courthouse, and much more. You will have a greater understanding about the growth and decline of cities throughout Mariposa County. You will learn about hard rock mining, the tools of the trade, and hear tales of the job. Through video lesson and oral histories, you will become familiar with many significant historic sites and people. Teachers will be able to take the content of this course as well as, the engaging practical technological lessons right back to their classroom.
NOTE: Required book must be acquired separately.
This course is applicable towards the California History Certificate.