- from California: Becoming an Economic Power
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What’s the biggest city you’ve ever visited? What’s different about big cities and small towns? Which are there more of?
Many big cities actually started out small. The cities and towns in California started out small, too. People from all over the country began to travel long distances to build a life in California. Towns and cities grew quickly. So did the economy. . . and so did new problems.