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The quest for California"s gold

by James P. Burger

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- California -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- California.,
    • California -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile literature.,
    • California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • California -- Gold discoveries.,
    • California -- History -- 1846-1850.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJames P. Burger.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesThe library of the westward expansion
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF865 .B94 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. :
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6777332M
      ISBN 100823958493
      LC Control Number00011693
      OCLC/WorldCa45243133

        The two will speak of why Sam is venturing out west, and John will warn him of the dangers of his quest. The next encounter can be found roughly a week (or . Welcome: The California Gold Rush () Description: Students assume the role of a "forty-niner" in this web-quest. They explore the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill, the journey to get to California, how the mining was done, the various people that searched for gold, life and culture of miners and mine towns, and the political and social ramifications on the formation of the United.

      One of the books that a lot of people refer to when discussing the California Gold Rush is The World Rushed In: The California Gold Rush Experience by J. S. Holliday. In this book he focuses on the effects of the gold rush through the experience of William Swain and various other gold rushers to emphasize the impact the gold rush had on the individual and on the nation. For California’s Gold. Written by JoAnn Levy Review by Alice Logsdon. In April , bitten by the gold bug and feeling that he has “never chosen or decided anything” for himself, Caleb Daniels dreams of going west to prospect for the golden nuggets rumored to be as easily picked up as acorns under a : Joann Levy.

        8. Thousands of Gold Rush prospectors got rich—but John Sutter wasn’t one of them. John Sutter, the man whose land would become synonymous with the California Gold Rush, was a . On Janu , James Marshall discovered a small nugget of gold in astream near Sutter's Mill, California. Though he tried to keep it a secret, word spread through the country like wildfire. Before the year was out, thegreat American Gold Rush had begun. Here's a true-life story that re-creates atime when people from all walks of life dropped what they were doing and headedwest with.


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