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Term: California

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Inhabited by many ethnic nationalities including Mojave, Yuma & Chumash when Spanish arrived in 16th cen.; Franciscans established missions all along coast; went to Mexico in 1820s; went to US in 1848; great influx of settlers from E arrived in gold rush.!

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American, 1904 - 1983
American, 1938 - 1997
American, 1916 - 1981
American, 1916 - 2002
American, born 1953