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In the 1988 summer season Olympic video games in Seoul, South Korea, the variety of medals earned via Californians used to be passed merely via Russia and East Germany. California is now the main populous nation within the usa with a 1986 inhabitants of 26,981,000. Its gross fiscal product is passed by means of basically 5 international locations on the planet (with the U.S. being 1 of the 5). but the true specialty of California lies no longer in uncomplicated records yet within the fluid nature of its social, political and monetary existence that have grew to become the kingdom right into a prime laboratory of existence which radiate out throughout the remainder of the U.S. and the world.
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