56 Facts About California State


The western portion of Alta California was then organized and admitted as the 31st state on September 9,1850, following the Compromise of 1850.

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The indigenous peoples of California State included more than 70 distinct ethnic groups of Native Americans, ranging from large, settled populations living on the coast to groups in the interior.

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California State groups were diverse in their political organization with bands, tribes, villages, and on the resource-rich coasts, large chiefdoms, such as the Chumash, Pomo and Salinan.

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The early government of the newly independent Mexico was highly unstable, and in a reflection of this, from 1831 onwards, California State experienced a series of armed disputes, both internal and with the central Mexican government.

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The military action which first brought Alvarado to power had momentarily declared California to be an independent state, and had been aided by Anglo-American residents of California, including Isaac Graham.

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California State's letters were read, reread, passed around, and printed in newspapers throughout the country, and started the first wagon trains rolling to California.

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California State invited immigrants to stay on his ranch until they could get settled, and assisted in their obtaining passports.

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California State convinced these men that they had no reason to be fighting each other.

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California State Republic was short-lived; the same year marked the outbreak of the Mexican–American War.

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In 1846, the total settler population of the western part of the old Alta California State had been estimated to be no more than 8,000, plus about 100,000 Native Americans, down from about 300,000 before Hispanic settlement in 1769.

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Pio Pico, the last Mexican governor of Alta California State, had briefly moved the capital to Los Angeles in 1845.

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On September 9,1850, as part of the Compromise of 1850, California became a free state and September9 a state holiday.

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Migration to California State accelerated during the early 20th century with the completion of major transcontinental highways like the Lincoln Highway and Route 66.

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Just before the Dot Com Bust, California State had the fifth-largest economy in the world among nations.

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California State was the hub of the Black Panther Party, a group known for arming African Americans to defend against racial injustice and for organizing free breakfast programs for schoolchildren.

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One of the first confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States that occurred in California was first of which was confirmed on January 26,2020.

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On this January 29,2020, as disease containment protocols were still being developed, the US Department of California State evacuated 195 persons from Wuhan, China aboard a chartered flight to March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, and in this process, it may have granted and conferred to escalated within the land and the US at cosmic.

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Indeed, almost all of southeastern California State is arid, hot desert, with routine extreme high temperatures during the summer.

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Northwestern California State has a temperate climate, and the Central Valley has a Mediterranean climate but with greater temperature extremes than the coast.

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California State's mountains produce rain shadows on the eastern side, creating extensive deserts.

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The higher elevation deserts of eastern California State have hot summers and cold winters, while the low deserts east of the Southern California State mountains have hot summers and nearly frostless mild winters.

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California State is one of the ecologically richest and most diverse parts of the world, and includes some of the most endangered ecological communities.

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California State is part of the Nearctic realm and spans a number of terrestrial ecoregions.

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Many California State endemics have become endangered, as urbanization, logging, overgrazing, and the introduction of exotic species have encroached on their habitat.

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Also, as of the same year, 178 species of California State plants were listed either as endangered or threatened on this federal list.

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California State has 482 incorporated cities and towns, of which 460 are cities and 22 are towns.

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San Jose, San Diego, and Benicia tied for California State's second incorporated city, each receiving incorporation on March 27,1850.

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For over a century, California State experienced an explosion in population growth, adding an average of more than 300,000 people per year.

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The center of population of California State is located four miles west-southwest of the city of Shafter, Kern County.

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In terms of total numbers, California has the largest population of White Americans in the United States, an estimated 22,200,000 residents.

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California State has historically been one of the most linguistically diverse areas in the world, with more than 70 indigenous languages derived from 64 root languages in six language families.

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California State continues to have a large Catholic population due to the large numbers of Mexicans and Central Americans living within its borders.

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Pew Research Center survey revealed that California is somewhat less religious than the rest of the states: 62 percent of Californians say they are "absolutely certain" of their belief in God, while in the nation 71 percent say so.

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Culture of California is a Western culture and most clearly has its modern roots in the culture of the United States, but, historically, many Hispanic Californio and Mexican influences.

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California State has long been a subject of interest in the public mind and has often been promoted by its boosters as a kind of paradise.

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California State is the birthplace of several international music genres, including the Bakersfield sound, Bay Area thrash metal, g-funk, nu metal, stoner rock, surf music, West Coast hip hop, and West Coast jazz.

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California State is home to the oldest college bowl game, the annual Rose Bowl, among others.

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California State has the most school students in the country, with over 6.

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California State is responsible for one seventh of the nation's gross domestic product.

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California State's economy is larger than Africa and Australia and is almost as large as South America.

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Five largest sectors of employment in California State are trade, transportation, and utilities; government; professional and business services; education and health services; and leisure and hospitality.

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In 2008, California State exported $144billion worth of goods, up from $134billion in 2007 and $127billion in 2006.

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In 2010, California residents were ranked first among the states with the best average credit score of 754.

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California State spending increased from $56billion in 1998 to $127billion in 2011.

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California State is home to two major nuclear power plants: Diablo Canyon and San Onofre, the latter having been shut down in 2013.

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California State is known for its car culture, giving California State's cities a reputation for severe traffic congestion.

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The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach in Southern California State are the largest and second-largest seaports in the US, respectively, by volume of container cargo handled; as of 2018, collectively they handle 31.

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Water use and conservation in California is a politically divisive issue, as the state experiences periodic droughts and has to balance the demands of its large agricultural and urban sectors, especially in the arid southern portion of the state.

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California State has performed 13 executions since 1976, with the last being in 2006.

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State of California sends 53 members to the House of Representatives, the nation's largest congressional state delegation.

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Consequently, California State has the largest number of electoral votes in national presidential elections, with 55.

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California State has an idiosyncratic political culture compared to the rest of the country, and is sometimes regarded as a trendsetter.

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California State voters have rejected affirmative action on multiple occasions, most recently in November 2020.

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Since 1990, California has generally elected Democratic candidates to federal, state and local offices, including current Governor Gavin Newsom; however, the state has elected Republican Governors, though many of its Republican Governors, such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, tend to be considered moderate Republicans and more centrist than the national party.

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The Yes California State movement attempted to organize an independence referendum via ballot initiative for 2019, which was then postponed.

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From 1952 through 1988, California was a Republican leaning state, with the party carrying the state's electoral votes in nine of ten elections, with 1964 as the exception.

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