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California: History--The First Inhabitants to the American Civil War

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California is a state with a long and diverse history. This includes a history of many people from the first Paleolithic hunters settling its coasts, to the Spanish explorers and settlers of the 18th century, to the waves of immigrants who filled the gold fields in the 1850s. This episode highlights the story of glorious Spanish Missions, two American wars, and the emergence of the 31st state of the union. Part of the "California" series.

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