|Statement||by John and LaRee Caughey.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||300 p. :|
|Number of Pages||300|
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Spanish California. Europeans’ contact with California began in the mid s when Cortez's men ventured to Baja California. Not until did Spaniards sail north to Alta California, and Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo's expedition that year made landings as far north as modern Santa Barbara. The history of California can be divided into: the Native American period (ab years ago until ), the European exploration period (–), the Spanish colonial period (–), the Mexican period (–), and United States statehood (September 9, –present). California was one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse areas in pre-Columbian North America. California - California - History: When Spanish navigator Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo became the first European to sight the region that is present-day California in , there were about , Native Americans inhabiting the area. The territory was neglected by Spain for more than two centuries (until ) because of reports of the region’s poverty and a general slowdown of Spanish. The Name and the Geography California's history is so romantic and filled with legend that it is fitting that the region was named for a fictional island paradise described in the 16th century Spanish romance Las Serges de Esplandian, which was popular when Spain’s explorers first came to this part of North America's Pacific Coast.