State Of California

How the State Of California Once Tried To Ban African Americans

State of California

In 1849 when Peter Burnett took the stage in the city of Sacramento, he was facing a group of individuals who shared the same school of thought and ideas as him. These were men who had the determination to take the Golden state from an upstart territory to a state that was entirely fledged. Mr. Burnett had been elected the first person to hold the office of the Governor of California just a day earlier.