California Gold Rush Summary

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Essays & Analysis (12)

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THE GOLD RUSH The California Gold Rush of 1849 is one of the most interesting events of California's and even the United States. The Gold Rush, in 1848 dynamically changed the small town of San Fran... Read more
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America in the nineteenth century made a startling discovery. While maintaining a mill in California, one of John Sutter's partners found two chunks of shiny stone. After examining it, the partners de... Read more
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The discovery of America is based around the quest for lands unknown, the promise of freedom, and, most importantly, gold. Therefore it is no surprise that the discovery of gold in California came to ... Read more
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"The California Gold Rush was the significant national event of its time" ("California Gold Rush: A Look to the Past"). This legendary story begins with one man. John Sutter, one of the richest peop... Read more