Sacramento• Capitol was going to be moved to these locations: a. Oakland b. San Jose c. Berkley d. Monterey• Sacramento,California a. building used for museum/ working area
Geographic Location/SizeLength:770 milesWidth:250 milesTotal:163,700 sq miles
California State Symbols and IconsState Animal: Grizzly BearState Bird: California Valley QuailState Fish: California Golden TroutState Flower: California PoppyCalifornia Motto: Eureka ... I have found it!!
Colleges and UniversitiesTop 4 Colleges/University1.) Stanford University, California2.) University of California, Berkeley3.) University of California, Los Angeles4.) California Institute of TechnologyMost Popular University1.) University of Berkeley
The History of California!California Gold Rush o Began in 1848, ended 1852 o James Marshall: Sutters MillThe Transcontinental Railroad o Created by Theodore Judah & four other men o Began being built: 1886 o Completed in: 1889
Major Tourist Attractions• Hollywood o Home to Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood Bowl, Universal Studios, Kodak Theatre• Golden Gate Bridge o largest suspension bridge in world o connects San Francisco and Marin County• Disneyland o Hundreds of rides, restaurants, shops, and attractions
Our State SongThis is a video of the original California State song that was sung in 1951.
Population• Results from 2011: 37,691,912 o Population increase by 15 million over a 30 year time span o Los Angeles: 3,792,621 o San Diego: 1,307,402
About the Flag• First raised on June 14, 1846 o American settlers revolting against the rule of Mexico o originally painted by William Todd• Star taken from lone star of Texas• Bear: Numerous grizzly bears that used to live in CA• "California Republic": Pioneers who settled in territory
"The Golden State"• California Gold Rush, 1848 o First piece of gold:January 24, 1848 o James Marshall• California Poppies o Gold color in springtime• Official in 1968First gold found here!• Sutters Mill
What Is Going On InCalifornia Right Now? • • Starbucks gets digital tip jar o Can pay for order and pay tip with phone • Celebrities o Chris Brown dumps girlfriend for Rihanna • Crime o Man allegedly pours gasoline on disabled woman, tries igniting her
Climate and Temperature(Based off of Los Angeles Fahrenheit averages) January High: 67 Low:48 February High: 69 Low: 49 March High: 69 Low: 50 April High: 71 Low: 53 May High: 73 Low: 57 June High:78 Low: 60 July High: 84 Low: 64 August High: 84 Low: 65 September High: 83 Low: 64 October High: 79 Low: 59 November High: 73 Low: 53 December High: 68 Low:48
Natural Resources• Water• Seafood• Crushed stone o gravel o sand• Building stone• Gold o silver o iron• Clay• Evaporated minerals
Major Industries andServices• Agriculture o oil o mining minerals o Water o Lumber
Conclusion• Very popular state to visit• Interesting history and events• Holds many tourist attractions• Know as "The Golden State"• Many Industries and Services• 2011: 37,691,912 population