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San Francisco

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San Francisco - city in California. Founded in 1848.

Population: 776,733 (2000) Mayor: Gavin Newsom, 2004-08

Board of Supervisors

Supervisors in even-numbered districts are all up for re-election in November 2006.

U.S. Represenatives

California State Senators

California State Assembly



San Francisco was founded in 1848, on the site of the Mexican settlement of Yerba Buena. As a result of the California Gold Rush, the population of San Francisco grew rapidly after the American conquest.

Nineteenth Century - Labor and Exclusion

By 1880, the city was populated by a diverse set of European ethnic groups, along with Mexicans and Chinese. In 1879, the Workingmen's Party of California won local elections on an anti-Chinese platform.

Progressive Era and Union Power

World War II and the Left Coast City


External Links

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This page was last modified 12:25, 25 October 2006 by dKosopedia user M-246. Based on work by K Sato and dKosopedia user(s) Syd Viscous, DaveOinSF, Allamakee Democrat and Eugene. Content is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.

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