Civics Lessons for Students

Sacramento Photo Tour and Lesson, Page 3

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Nimbus Dam on American River

Nimbus Dam

  • The Nimbus Dam is on the American River near Folsom, California.


  • The American River and the Sacramento River join together near Sacramento.

 

Sutter's Fort

Sutter's Fort

  • Sutter's Fort was built in 1839 by John Sutter.


  • It was the first European colony in the Central Valley of California.


  • It became the city of Sacramento.

 

Railroad Museum

Railroad Museum

  • The Pacific Railroad connected California to the rest of the United States.


  • People and supplies from other states came to California on trains.


  • This railroad car is outside of the California State Railroad Museum in Old Sacramento.

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