California (Week 4)

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California: A History
by: Kevin Starr
Ch. 13 Arnold!

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California (Week 4)

  1. 1.  Arnold Schwarzenegger moved to the United States in September 1968 at the age of 21, speaking little English  He came to California as a bodybuilder  He later became an action movie icon and later governor of California  Schwarzenegger is married to Maria Shriver and has four children  As a Republican, he was first elected on October 7, 2003, in a special recall election to replace then-Governor Gray Davis
  2. 2.  Schwarzenegger was sworn in on November 17, 2003, to serve the remainder of Davis's term  Schwarzenegger was then re-elected on November 7, 2006, in California’s 2006 gubernatorial election, to serve a full term as governor, defeating Democrat Phil Angelides, who was California State Treasurer at the time  Schwarzenegger was sworn in for a second term on January 5, 2007

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