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California Earthquake History 1769 Present
This article continues the history of California in the years 1900 and later; for events through 1899, see History of California before 1900.. After 1900, California continued to grow rapidly and soon became an agricultural and industrial power.
The history of Santa Barbara, California, begins approximately 13,000 years ago with the arrival of the first Native Americans.The Spanish came in the 18th century to occupy and Christianize the area, which became part of Mexico following the Mexican War of Independence.
California - History: When Spanish navigator Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo became the first European to sight the region that is present-day California in 1542, there were about 130,000 Native Americans inhabiting the area.
Early San Francisco History. Even those who have lived in San Francisco for years know surprisingly little about the City’s intriguing past. This collection of information, located on the Internet and organized roughly by year, will clarify some of the most interesting parts.
Chronology Sources: History Timeline developed by Richard Janosko (1) The Pacific Historian Winter Issue 1967 pgs 10-28 "Agriculture of Upper California" E.L. Chernykh in a 1841 report to the Imperial Society for Rural Economy, Moscow.
From their humble, thatch-roofed beginnings to the stately adobes we see today, the missions represent a dynamic chapter of California's past.
The physical geography of Santa Clara County, situated between the Santa Cruz Mountains to the west and the Diablo Mountain Range to the east, was formed quite recently in geological history.
although the second one was at, and then moved near (to present Carmel in 1771), the Spanish capital of California, Monterey. The plan for the spacing of the Missions was not completed until the founding of Santa Inés in 1804.
Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields Fort Hunter Liggett (Hunter Liggett Military Reservation, Hunter Liggett Army Airfield, Tusi Army Airfield)
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