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Facts, information and articles about the california gold rush, an event of westward expansion from the wild west california gold rush facts dates 1848-1857. The 1849 california gold rush changed the western united states in a very short period person description 1 the california gold rush brainbuilder.
Description this small piece of yellow metal is believed to be the first piece of gold discovered in 1848 at sutter's mill in california, launching the gold rush. After 1851, chinese gold seekers arrived in california in great numbers soon, they comprised about a fifth of the entire population in mining areas.
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California gold rush learning guide california gold rush analysis by phd students from stanford, harvard, berkeley. California gold rush mining techniques of the sierra nevada and gold country a typical description was penned in 1868 by samuel bowles. Gold rush words february 5, 2010 by michael f united states writer noted for his stories about life during the california gold rush (1836-1902. The books in this collection are first-person accounts from the time of the gold rush and california statehood through the turn of the century.