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    The California Gold Rush

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    The Gold Rush was one of the biggest events that have happened in the United States of America prior to 1848. It was one of the biggest economic sources of California and the Californian people. 1849 Gold was discovered in the Sierra Nevada 's on the California side. Many people around the world heard about it and traveled all over the place from China, Japan and even down in South America. It was a Gold frenzy that had set in from Novice miners to big industry started a gold rush to California. Many of those people were excited because they would have make a lot of revenues from the gold. During that time gold was worth so much to where people will fight about it. Greed had took in over so many people that they even fought about it. During…

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    The Alaskan Gold Rush

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    The Alaskan a Gold Rush. It was a big deal in the late 1800s. It attracted many people all over North America from Canada to Mexico. Everyone wanted to go to Alaska just got this. It was a out burst of people. It drew a lot of attention! There we many stories and novels written about the gold rush, such as "Gold Rush Fever" or the Last Great Gold a Rush. But there are two stories by Jack London that he had written about gold in this time era. The two books that he had wrote are "the Love of…

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    Gold Rush In California

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    California were driven by the pursuit of gold and wealth which led to unsustainable relationships which they maintained with their natural environment. Having little knowledge of the natural world, they were all out to exploit the resources: Gold without any sense of its availability and implications of mining to the environment. In this paper, I will dwell into various aspects of how the gold rush shaped the future of California. Colonization of Western North America by Europeans and Americans…

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    California Gold Rush

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    significant events during the period of manifest destination was when California, which once it had been a territory of Mexico, became a state of the United States. This event was the turning point that brought a huge number of people from different states into California for seeking “Gold” as their new future lives. According to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, it was an agreement between two countries…

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    The California Gold Rush affected the state of California in many ways, let alone the entire country. It changed the idea of success for all the people of the nation. Before the Gold Rush, most Americans did not even think about becoming wealthy; they thought more about holding just enough land to get them by in life. Land owners and farmers wanted to keep their families independence from working for wages, so when the Gold Rush fever sparked up, people could not resist. Why work so hard with…

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    A brief summary of the book The book gives a description of the events associated with the discovery and mining of gold in California, the immense migration of people the events brought in the area as well as the lifestyle of the gold miners and the mining towns. The book gives a comprehensive examination of the historical implications of the Gold Rush in California. It begins with a description of how life was in California before the Gold rush as well as the European colonization in America,…

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    “Gold! Gold! Gold from the American River!" These were the famous words shouted by Samuel Brannan that sparked the fever for riches in many. This simple seven word phrase was the beginning of the largest mass migration of immigrants from all over the world to the United States. This declaration of found treasure was the beginning of a domino effect that would have lasting consequences. This was the beginning of the California Gold Rush. On January 24, 1848, gold was accidentally dug up by…

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    The Rise Of The Gold Rush

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    phenomena was the Gold Rush that took the American Society by storm and made such a vast impact on its society and people. In the midst…

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    Black Hills Gold Rush

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    investigation examines the historical question of “to what extent did the Black Hills Gold Rush of 1874 lead to the Great Sioux War of 1876?”. The key sources chosen to support this investigation are a book of compiled historical information from the United States Department of the Interior and an interview of a Native American woman that lived through both the Black Hills Gold Rush and the Great Sioux War. These are relevant because one has access to an extensive database of government…

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    California Gold Rush Dbq

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    Flakes of gold were found floating along the American River at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. After news got out, people from across the sea traveled to America looking for wealth in the mines of California. The discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 sparked the California Gold Rush that will lead to an increase in population, immigration, and innovation in technology. The Gold Rush helped America’s economy by the creation of Boomtowns, innovation in…

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