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The trendy historical past of Granada Hills all started in 1913 with the of completion of the la aqueduct and the coming of considerable freshwater to the previous land of project San Fernando. Citrus orchards

flourished at the Sunshine Ranch, acreage initially cultivated by way of former senator George okay. Porter. In 1926, the group of Granada was once shaped as a rabbit-raising colony, promising citizens nation dwelling and monetary prosperity. Granada further "Hills" to its identify in 1942 to prevent confusion with a equally named Northern California city, and

thanks to the postwar child growth, the inhabitants grew by way of 1,000 percentage among 1950 and 1960. The neighborhood quickly earned a name as "The San Fernando Valley's such a lot Neighborly Town" as citizens got here jointly to have fun the homeland team's 1963 Little League global sequence victory and the formation of the nation's first all-girl American adolescence football association league, and as neighbor helped neighbor

after the devastating 1971 and 1994 earthquakes.

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It is indeed highly probable that a prophetic movement will generate not a centrally focussed, single authority-structure but a fissiparous dispersion of leadership in the persons of numerous leaders, panicularly where inspiration is open to all. " Worsley's view seems panicularly relevant to American religious leadership. Because we have had a voluntaristic religious and political structure, together with fundamental religious freedom, leadership in our awakenings has been widely dispersed, differing in emphasis or tone in different regions and groups.

And its social ethic (the economic virtues, the doctrines of the calling and stewardship, the sense of manifest destiny inherent in the predestination of the elect) was much more harmonious with the new socioeconomic trend of the times than to the peasant life of the medieval past. Miller's argument is correct, that 90 percent of Puritan social thought and practice was shared with Anglicanism, but he is also correct that the other 10 percent completely altered its temper. There were traditionalist or nativist aspects to the early stages of the movement, when future reformation seemed hopeless; but the drive that produced the revolutions of 1642 and 1688 was not backward-looking, even when arguments were made in terms of Magna Charta and common law.

As Max Weber pointed out. offered a new set of social 28 Chapter 2 virtues more in harmony with capitalist practice than the medieval condemnation of usury, "filthy lucre," and rugged individualism. Thrift, industry, frugality, scrupulous financial honesty, a horror of debt, and the integrity of credit were all prime virtues to the Calvinist. True, Calvinists opposed charging excessive rates of interest for capital loans and disapproved of businessmen who took advantage of the laws of supply and demand to gouge their neighbors.

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