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With studies under way to possibly reintroduce the convention industry to Santa Cruz, it might be well to recall its ... [Read more]

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As the result of the Mexican War, Mexico ceded California to the United States in 1846. A territorial government should have been established by the U.S. Congress, but it was not. Congress delayed establishing any civilian government while it struggled with the issues of slavery and the balance of slave ..." [More]

Excerpted from California Government between 1846 and 1851 by Rechs Ann Pedersen