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Question 1: It began on January 24, 1848, when ________ was discovered at Sutter's Mill in Coloma.

Question 2: Since the events of the ________, Northern California has been a leader on the world's economic, scientific, and cultural stages.
California Gold RushLos AngelesSacramento, CaliforniaSan Francisco

Question 3: ________ controls a large and diverse group of parks in Northern California.
National Park Passport StampsYellowstone National ParkAppalachian TrailNational Park Service

Question 4: [9]:263-4 In 1834, American visionary ________ led a herd of horses and mules over the Siskiyou Trail from missions in Northern California to British and American settlements in Oregon.
Willamette Cattle CompanyOregon TrailChampoeg MeetingsEwing Young

Question 5: Northern California is the northern portion of the U.S. state of ________.
Los AngelesCaliforniaSacramento, CaliforniaSan Jose, California

Question 6: A network of railroads spread throughout Northern California, and in 1887, a rail link was completed to the ________.
Pacific NorthwestCanadaWestern United StatesBritish Columbia

Question 7: ________
United StatesViceroyalty of New SpainPacific NorthwestHistory of the west coast of North America

Question 8: In 1770, the Spanish mission at Monterey was the first European settlement in the area, followed by other missions along the coast—eventually extending as far north as ________.
Santa Rosa, CaliforniaSonoma County, CaliforniaNapa County, CaliforniaPetaluma, California

Question 9: Other important cities in the region not in major metropolitan areas include Redding, at the northern end of the Central Valley, Chico, and ________ in the mid-north of the Valley, and Eureka on the far North Coast.
Sutter County, CaliforniaRoseville, CaliforniaSacramento, CaliforniaYuba City, California

Question 10: Chief among these was ________, a European immigrant from Switzerland, who was granted 48,827 acres (197.60 km2) centered on the area of today's Sacramento.
John SutterSamuel BrannanUnited StatesCalifornia Gold Rush


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