Gain a deeper understanding of the importance Monterey had in the establishment of California as a state. In this online course, you will learn about the Rumsen Indians, the settlement of Alta California, the Carmel Mission, and the effects of the Gold Rush on Monterey. You will understand why Monterey was considered the capital through many periods in history, including the period of the first California Constitutional Convention. 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 purchased separately. Monterey: Presidio, Pueblo, and Port (CA) (Making of America) by J. D. Conway & The City of Monterey