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San Francisco, California

Founded by the Spanish in 1776 and passed to Mexican rule in 1821, hispanic San Francisco was a tiny settlement called Yerba Buena (Good Grass) in the 1830s, which abutted a government presidio. In 1846, the United States seized the Mexican ...

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