First founded by the Spanish in 1781, Los Angeles was absorbed into Mexico until the Mexican-American War, when it was purchased by the United States. It officially became a municipality in 1850. The city experienced rapid growth and became a massive metropolis port city.

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Los Angeles is the largest city in California and second largest in the United States of America. It has been home to a number of superheroes, including the Outsiders and Manhunter.

History

First founded by the Spanish in 1781, Los Angeles was absorbed into Mexico until the Mexican-American War, when it was purchased by the United States. It officially became a municipality in 1850. The city experienced rapid growth and became a massive metropolis port city.

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Notes

  • Los Angeles was the primary setting for the V comic book series (based on the 1983 and 1984 television mini-series events).


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