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Sacramento Lesson - Page 3

Nimbus Dam on the American River
Nimbus Dam on the 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

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

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.



California Worksheets and Activities

California Lesson 1  Quiz 1

California Lesson 2  Quiz 2

California Lesson 3  Quiz 3

California Lesson 4  Quiz 4

California Lesson 5  Quiz 5

California Lesson 6  Quiz 6

Map and Flag Worksheet

Bingo - CA Cities

Crossword Puzzle  Answers

California PowerPoint

Los Angeles PowerPoint

Yosemite Park PowerPoint

Redwood State and National Parks PowerPoint

Lake Tahoe PowerPoint

San Diego Video (music)

Los Angeles Video (music)

San Francisco Video (music)

Orange County Video (music)

Death Valley Video (music)

LA Union Station Video (music)

Sacramento Video (music)