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The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo specified the major consequence of the war: the forced Mexican Cession of the territories of Alta California and New Mexico to the United States in exchange for $15 million.
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How many universities of California are there in California?

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What can you do in California?

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Why does Baja California belong to California?

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Why do they call California California?

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Why was California given the name California?

California is believed to have derived from a fictional paradise inhabited by black Amazons (female warriors of Greek mythology) and ruled by Queen Calafia. This was a Spanish

Does it hail in California?

Although not as common as in the plain states, it can hail anywhere violent thunderstorms can erupt.

Why California is named California?

The name California originates from the Spanish conquistadors, taken from "Las Serges de Esplandian," a Spanish romance written around 1510 which describes an imaginary island

Where in California was the California Gold Rush?

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Why is California called California?

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