Category:Pre-statehood history of California
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- Pre-statehood history of California — from pre-history to September 1850, within the present day state borders of California.
- The borders encompass the historic homelands of the Indigenous peoples of California, in numerous tribal territories present for over 10,000 years.
- The region was claimed for Spain in 1542, later becoming a Spanish colony (1768—1821), a territory of independent Mexico (1821—1848), and a provisional territory of the U.S. (1848-1850).
- California became a U.S. state on September 9, 1850.
This category has the following 16 subcategories, out of 16 total.
- ► Archaeological sites in California (3 C, 34 P)
- ► Donner party (16 P)
- ► Colonial forts in California (1 C, 2 P)
- ► California Gold Rush (4 C, 121 P)
- ► Native American history of California (8 C, 113 P)
- ► Russian America (6 C, 49 P)
- ► Historic trails and roads in California (8 C, 55 P)
Pages in category "Pre-statehood history of California"
The following 72 pages are in this category, out of 72 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
- Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo
- Calico Early Man Site
- California Campaign
- California Dream
- California flood of 1605
- California Fur Rush
- California Gold Rush
- Women in the California Gold Rush
- California hide trade
- California Republic
- California Trail
- The Californian (1840s newspaper)
- The Californias
- Jose Castro House
- Compromise of 1850
- Conquest of California
- Constitution of California
- Constitutional Convention (California)
- Cottonwood Creek (Kern County)