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  • n. Plural form of Californio.

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Examples

  • The Kumeyaay Indians; then the Spaniards headed by the Mission Builder himself, Fr. Junipero Serra; then the Mexicans who beat back the Spaniards and became known as Californios; and then the Americans who beat back the Mexicans and became known as Beach Boys and Valley Girls.

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  • The Mexicans were called Californios, being residents of California at the time who descended from Mexican and Spanish colonists.

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  • The American troops in Los Angeles held out against "Californios" (ethnic Mexicans living in California) until January of 1847, when the local Treaty of Cahuenga was signed (it was not an official treaty between nations).

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  • Some Californios appeared to regard the Mexican Republic as illegitimate and professed loyalty to the King of Spain, others wanted an independent California, and others, such as the reformist Col. Mariano Vallejo, looked forward to annexation of California by theU. S.

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  • His father was one of the few Californios to hold on to his land when the gringos came.

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  • Some Californios appeared to regard the Mexican Republic as illegitimate and professed loyalty to the King of Spain, others wanted an independent California, and others, such as the reformist Col.

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  • The date brought together native-born Californios (individuals from the region prior to annexing by the U.S.); recent immigrants from Mexico, as well as Central and South-America; and the new generation of English-speaking American children.

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  • The Californios did most of the fighting, as they were then known.

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  • You will discover what native and European herbs the Californios Mexican/Spanish settlers who arrived before Anglos took over the state cultivated or wildcrafted.

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  • McMahan writes that the olive, the fig and the chile were emblematic, sacred foods to the Californios.

    The Olive, the Fig, and the Chile

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