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California is a state on the West Coast of the United states and is known for its natural beauty, large population and major metropolitan citiess

  • Largest population of any state in the United states
    • 4x it's population in 1950 (2018) - huge growth
  • Largest GDP of any state in the United states
    • Larger than many countries!
  • Historically has been on the cutting edge of social and political change
    • Protesting Wars, Free Speech, Civil Rights, etc.

California Is Prone to Natural Disasters

  • Earthquakes - it sits along many major faults including the San Andreas
  • FIRE & Drought - Much of the geogrphay is semi-arid (prone to fires)