Question: What is California’s official state motto?
Oro y plata
Liberty and Prosperity
“Eureka!” comes from the Greek word meaning “I have found it!” And it was the discovery of gold in California that made “Eureka!” its state motto. The Gold Rush of 1848 put California on the map, leading to an influx of nearly 300,000 migrants. Archimedes’ exclamation was made the official state motto in 1963 and also appears on the state seal.
The Answer: The correct answer is Eureka!.