Kids and Teens

Stockton Story — California Campaign 1846

The story of how Commodore Stockton turns his ship of sailors into soldiers during... 

Chronology of Events in California 1846-1847

What the territory of California looked like in 1846 Commodore Robert Field Stockton... 

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LONG TERM GOAL for this Blog

Martha Alderson’s long-term goal for this blog and her school visits is to... 

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COMMODORE STOCKTON HISTORICAL TALKS > 4th & 5th GRADE What happened after... 

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California History

Stockton Story — California Campaign 1846

The story of how Commodore Stockton turns his ship of sailors into soldiers during the California Campaign in 1846 is told through the eyes of twelve-year-old Sven Johnsson. Sven does not remember his father; he died at sea before Sven was born. Sven’s Mexican mother takes Sven to live on her family’s land next to Rio Nueces. Though she tries to... [Read more of this review]

Battle for California

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