The California Gold Rush
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American Experience | The Gold Rush | Map | PBS

American Experience | The Gold Rush | Map | PBS | The California Gold Rush | Scoop.it
In January 24, 1848, gold was found in California, unleashing a massive global migration. Americans, Mexicans, Chileans, African Americans, Chinese and more arrived in San Francisco looking to make their fortune.
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A detailed map of important places in California during the Gold Rush.

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cultures

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This site explains the different cultures and people that were involved in the California Gold Rush. 

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CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Native American Indian History in California Largest Natural Gold Nuggets Photos Kumeyaay Gold Coins

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Native American Indian History in California Largest Natural Gold Nuggets Photos Kumeyaay Gold Coins | The California Gold Rush | Scoop.it
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This site shows the downfall of the Native Americans and how they coped with the mass migration into their country.

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Early Gold Mining Methods

Early Gold Mining Methods | The California Gold Rush | Scoop.it
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This site shows different ways of early mining in California. There are numerous ways they extracted the gold.

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The Impact of the California Gold Rush

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This site shows how the small town of San Francisco developed into a huge city, and also the effects on the rest of California during and after the Gold Rush.

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