Mission Inn Fun

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Raincross Bell

What is the meaning behind the Raincross symbol?

The bell of the Raincross is inspired by the mass bell of Father Junipero Serra, founder of the California missions. The double-cross is said to be an ancient Native American symbol for the dragonfly which emerged each year after the summer rains.

Artistic photo shot from the mission inn

The hotel is designed to emulate California Missions. How many Spanish Missions were built in CA, what is their significance to the United States?

There are 21 Spanish missions in California. The significance was schools, religions etc. was increasing.

Booker T Washington Bust

Who was Booker T Washington? & How were his views different than WEB DuBois?

Booker Washington was an African-American educator, author, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Booker T Washington did not address social equality for blacks, and wanted to make black community economically independent while WEB DuBois wanted social equality for blacks and helped found National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Nanking Bell

What triggered the Boxer Rebellion & what was America's response to it?

Western imperialism and colonization of China. America ignored its principles of nonentanglement and non-involvement.

Frank Miller Statue

Do you think the government was correct in granting the Mission Inn Hotel this honor?

No because its more special.. and should be put somewhere that isn't allowed to for everyone to see.

1700 Spanish Cannons

How did the US acquire the Panama Canal Zone and how did the canal benefit the US?

The U.S helped panama fight Spain and Columbia from coming and in return they gave them a route for naval ships to use as like a back route.

Taft Chair

What was the Progressive Era a response to? & What reforms did it bring about?

The industrialization and urbanization of the United States. It brought about women's suffrage, prohibition, direct elections, and income tax.

Teddy Roosevelt

What do you think was Teddy's biggest accomplishment & why?

I think his biggest accomplishment was getting panama canal because it benefited the U.S in many ways and is still used to this day.

Chinese Pavillion

What immigrant processing center did these Chinese immigrants most likely come through? Why was the Chinese Exclusion Act implemented?

Ellis Island. To prevent Chinese immigration

Statue of Liberty Storch Stairs

Why were so many immigrants coming to America at the turn of the century?

Immigrants came for freedoms that America hasdto offer and because America was a land of opportunity.




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