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California Golden Gate Bridge

California Lesson - Page 1

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California is the third largest state in area in the United States. Only Alaska and Texas are larger. California became the 31st state on September 9, 1850. With over 37 million people, it has the largest population and the largest economy of the fifty states. It shares a border with Oregon, Nevada and Arizona. It also shares its southern border with Mexico. California is known for sunny weather, beaches, and movie stars. On this photo tour, you'll see pictures of California's state symbols and landmarks. (3-page lesson)

California Flag Known as the Bear Flag
California Flag Known as the Bear Flag

What animal is on the California flag?

A grizzly bear is on the California flag.

The grizzly bear represents strength.The California flag is called the bear flag.

Capitol Building in Sacramento, California
Capitol Building in Sacramento, California

What is the capital of California?

The capital of California is Sacramento.

The current Governor of California is Gavin Newsom.

California Worksheets and Activities

Lesson 1  Quiz 1

Lesson 2  Quiz 2

Lesson 3  Quiz 3

Lesson 4  Quiz 4

Lesson 5  Quiz 5

Lesson 6  Quiz 6

California Crossword  Answers

California PowerPoint

Los Angeles PowerPoint

Yosemite Park PowerPoint

Redwood State and National Parks PowerPoint

San Diego Video (music)

San Francisco Video (music)

Orange County Video (music)

Death Valley Video (music)