California<br />
Facts about California:<br />Population: 36,132,147 people<br />Size: 403,934 sq km (slightly smaller than all of Spain)<b...
People<br />People in California come fromallovertheworld.<br />76% white and 42% hispanic<br />12% asian<br />7% black<br...
Cities<br />There are 8 cities in California that have more than 500,000 people.<br />The top cities by size are:<br />Los...
History<br />California wasfirstexploredbyEuropeans in the 16th century.<br />ItwascolonizedbytheSpanishduringthe 18th cen...
Cambria, California<br />Population of 6,000 people.<br />Relies primarily on tourism, government jobs, and agriculture.<b...
Hearst Castle<br />1898: Spanish American War<br />
Comprehension<br />What are at leastthree of industriesthatexist in California?<br />What are threefruitsor vegetables pro...
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  1. 1. California<br />
  2. 2. Facts about California:<br />Population: 36,132,147 people<br />Size: 403,934 sq km (slightly smaller than all of Spain)<br />Flag: <br />Economy: If California were a nation it would have one of the top 10 largest economies in the world.<br />Industries: Agriculture, raw resources (petroleum, natural gas, etc.), high tech machinery, defense technologies, tourism, and movies.<br />
  3. 3. People<br />People in California come fromallovertheworld.<br />76% white and 42% hispanic<br />12% asian<br />7% black<br />1% nativeamerican<br />More peoplespeakSpanish in the U.S. than in Spain!<br />
  4. 4. Cities<br />There are 8 cities in California that have more than 500,000 people.<br />The top cities by size are:<br />Los Angeles<br />San Diego<br />San Jose<br />San Francisco<br />Fresno<br />Sacramento<br />Long Beach<br />Oakland<br />
  5. 5. History<br />California wasfirstexploredbyEuropeans in the 16th century.<br />ItwascolonizedbytheSpanishduringthe 18th century.<br />In 1821 theterritory of California becamepart of Mexico.<br />In 1848 the U.S. claimed California and in thisyearthegoldrushstarted, bringingloads of americanstothewestcoast.<br />The transcontinental railroadlinked California totherest of the U.S. in 1869.<br />
  6. 6. Cambria, California<br />Population of 6,000 people.<br />Relies primarily on tourism, government jobs, and agriculture.<br />
  7. 7. Hearst Castle<br />1898: Spanish American War<br />
  8. 8. Comprehension<br />What are at leastthree of industriesthatexist in California?<br />What are threefruitsor vegetables produced in California?<br />What are thethreelargestcities in California?<br />Whatbroughtmanypeopleto California?<br />HowdidtheSpanish American Warstart?<br />What animal isontheCalifornianflag?<br />
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