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california population
36 million
congressional representatives
53
electoral college votes
55
area of california
156k square miles
how many natives used to be in california before europeans
300k. were slaughtered
how many missions established in california during spanish rule
22 missions
what nation gained control of california in 1821
mexico
how did us get california
in 1848, aftera war with mexico (b/c of a small conflict about Texas), with Treaty of Gundolupe Hidalgo
progressive movement
get rid of corruption, against rr, direct democracy
prop 13
1978, property
how california constitution can be ammended
1)Proposed by 2/3s vote in both houses or initiative petition signed by 8% of voters
2)Ammendment needs to show up as a proposition. win with majority

Complex to change, ammendment not always necessary
rights vs liberties
rights need protection, liberties restrict gov power
California civil rights
1879: chinese exclusion
1848: kill all mexicans
prop 209: no aff action
1974 political reform initiatve
requires each lobbyist to file monthly reports showing income, expenditures, and steps taken to influence
prop 140
in 1990, established term limits for state legistlators
official political parties in california
7
initiatives
allows registered voters to place a proposed law on the balot, with 5% of the population signature
rerferendum
1) voters can repeal laws passed.
2)to ppl from legistlature
recall
voters try to remove. impeachment is from inside goverment
assembly districts in california
80 assembly
how california constitution can be ammended
1)Proposed by 2/3s vote in both houses or initiative petition signed by 8% of voters
2)Ammendment needs to show up as a proposition. win with majority

Complex to change, ammendment not always necessary
rights vs liberties
rights need protection, liberties restrict gov power
California civil rights
1879: chinese exclusion
1848: kill all mexicans
prop 209: no aff action
1974 political reform initiatve
requires each lobbyist to file monthly reports showing income, expenditures, and steps taken to influence
prop 140
in 1990, established term limits for state legistlators
official political parties in california
7
initiatives
allows registered voters to place a proposed law on the balot, with 5% of the population signature
rerferendum
1) voters can repeal laws passed.
2)to ppl from legistlature
recall
voters try to remove. impeachment is from inside goverment
state senate districts in california
40 state senate
Brown Act
open meeting law
number of counties in california
58
environmental racism
how ethnic minorities live in the worst off places