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Rancho El Escorpión
' Rancho El Escorpión
Rancho El Escorpión
was a 1,110-acre (4.5 km2) Mexican land grant in present day Los Angeles County, California
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Ranchos Of California
Native languages as of 2007English 57.4%[2] Spanish 28.5%[3] Chinese 2.8%[3] Filipino 2.2%[3]Demonym CalifornianCapital SacramentoLargest city Los AngelesLargest metro Greater Los Angeles
Los Angeles
AreaArea Ranked 3rd • Total 163,696 sq mi (423,970 km2) • Width 250 miles (400 km) • Length 770 miles (1,240 km) • % water 4.7 • Latitude 32°32′ N to 42° N • Longitude 114°8′ W to 124°26′ W
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California Gold Rush
The California
California
Gold
Gold
Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall
James W. Marshall
at Sutter's Mill
Sutter's Mill
in Coloma, California.[1] The news of gold brought some 300,000 people to California
California
from the rest of the United States
United States
and abroad.[2] The sudden influx of immigration and gold into the money supply reinvigorated the American economy, and California
California
became one of the few American states to go directly to statehood without first being a territory, in the Compromise of 1850. The Gold
Gold
Rush had severe effects on Native Californians and resulted in a precipitous population decline from disease, genocide and starvation
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Wayback Machine
The Wayback Machine
Wayback Machine
is a digital archive of the World Wide Web
World Wide Web
and other information on the Internet
Internet
created by the Internet
Internet
Archive, a nonprofit organization, based in San Francisco, California, United States.Contents1 History 2 Technical details2.1 Storage capabilities 2.2 Growth 2.3 Website exclusion policy2.3.1 Oakland Archive
Archive
Policy3 Uses3.1 In legal evidence3.1.1 Civil litigation3.1.1.1 Netbula LLC v. Chordiant Software Inc. 3.1.1.2 Telewizja Polska3.1.2 Patent law 3.1.3 Limitations of utility4 Legal status 5 Archived content legal issues5.1 Scientology 5.2 Healthcare Advocates, Inc. 5.3 Suzanne Shell 5.4 Daniel Davydiuk6 Censorship and other threats 7 See also 8 References 9 External linksHistory[edit]This section needs additional citations for verification
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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History Of California
The history of California
California
can be divided into: the Native American period; European exploration period from 1542 to 1769; the Spanish colonial period, 1769 to 1821; the Mexican period, 1821 to 1848; and United States statehood, which continues to this present day. California
California
was settled from the North by successive waves of arrivals during the last 10,000 years. It was one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse areas in pre-Columbian North America. After contact with Spanish explorers, most of the Native Americans died out from European diseases. After the Portolá expedition
Portolá expedition
of 1769–70, Spanish missionaries began setting up 21 California
California
Missions on or near the coast of Alta (Upper) California, beginning in San Diego. During the same period, Spanish military forces built several forts (presidios) and three small towns (pueblos)
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Indigenous Peoples Of California
The Indigenous peoples of California
California
(known as Native Californians) are the indigenous inhabitants who have lived or currently live in the geographic area within the current boundaries of California
California
before and after the arrival of Europeans. With over forty groups seeking to be federally recognized tribes, California
California
has the second largest Native American population in the United States.[1] The California
California
cultural area does not conform exactly to the state of California's boundaries. Many tribes on the eastern border with Nevada are classified as Great Basin tribes[2], and some tribes on the Oregon border are classified as Plateau tribes
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California Trail
The California
California
Trail
Trail
was an emigrant trail of about 3,000 miles (4,800 km) across the western half of the North American continent from Missouri River
Missouri River
towns to what is now the state of California. After it was established, the first half of the California Trail
Trail
followed the same corridor of networked river valley trails as the Oregon Trail
Oregon Trail
and the Mormon Trail, namely the valleys of the Platte, North Platte and Sweetwater rivers to Wyoming
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Californio
Californio
Californio
(historical and regional Spanish for "Californian") is a Spanish term with widely varying interpretations. American literary scholar James D. Hart, in his 1978 book Companion to California, defined Californios as "persons of Spanish or Mexican heritage whose place of birth or residence was California, as distinct from residents who went to California
California
from the U.S. or elsewhere".[2] By this definition, the Californio
Californio
era began with the first Spanish permanent residence established by the Portolá expedition
Portolá expedition
in 1769, and lasted until 1846 (or, alternatively, until the region's formal cession to the United States of America
United States of America
in 1848)
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California Republic
The California
California
Republic
Republic
was an unrecognized breakaway state that, for twenty-five days in 1846, militarily controlled an area north of San Francisco, in and around what is now Sonoma County in California.[1] In June 1846, thirty-three American immigrants in Alta California rebelled against the Mexican department's[notes 1][2] government. The immigrants had not been allowed to buy or rent land and had been threatened with expulsion from California
California
because they had entered illegally without official permission.[3][4] Mexican officials were concerned about a coming war with the United States
United States
coupled with the growing influx of Americans
Americans
into California
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California In The American Civil War
California's involvement in the American Civil War
American Civil War
included sending gold east, recruiting volunteer combat units to replace regular forces in territories of the Western United States, maintaining and building numerous camps and fortifications, suppressing secessionist activity (many of these secessionists went east to fight for the Confederacy) and securing the New Mexico Territory
New Mexico Territory
against the Confederacy. The State of California
California
did not send its units east, but many citizens traveled east and joined the Union Army
Union Army
there, some of whom became famous
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Cahuenga Pass
The Cahuenga Pass
Cahuenga Pass
(/kəˈwɛŋɡə/; from the indigenous Tongva language), elevation 745 ft (227 m), is a low mountain pass through the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains
Santa Monica Mountains
in the Hollywood district of the City of Los Angeles, California. The Cahuenga Pass
Cahuenga Pass
connects the Los Angeles Basin
Los Angeles Basin
to the San Fernando Valley via U.S
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History Of California 1900 To Present
After 1900, California
California
continued to grow rapidly and soon became an agricultural and industrial power. The economy was widely based on specialty agriculture, oil, tourism, shipping, film, and after 1940 advanced technology such as aerospace and electronics industries – along with a significant military presence
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California Water Wars
The California
California
Water Wars were a series of conflicts between the city of Los Angeles
Los Angeles
and farmers and ranchers in the Owens Valley
Owens Valley
of Eastern California. As Los Angeles
Los Angeles
grew in the late 19th century, it started to outgrow its water supply. Fred Eaton, mayor of Los Angeles, realized that water could flow from Owens Valley
Owens Valley
to Los Angeles
Los Angeles
via an aqueduct. The aqueduct construction was overseen by William Mulholland
William Mulholland
and was finished in 1913. The water rights were acquired through political fighting and, as described by one author, "chicanery, subterfuge ... and a strategy of lies".[1]:62 Since 1913, the Owens River
Owens River
had been diverted to Los Angeles, causing the ruin of the valley's economy
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