2 GOLD!!! James W. Marshall discovered gold on January 24, 1848. Marshall was inspecting a ditch at Sutter's saw mill when he saw a sparkle beneath the water.John Sutter wanted to keep it a secret, but…
3 …and the world rushed in! …the word got out…Nathaniel Currier, "The Way They Go to California," 1849, lithograph. California Historical Society, Fine Arts collection, FN…and the world rushed in!
7 for the people living in San Francisco? What was life like…for the people living in San Francisco?
8 How did it change life for… the Native Americans?
9 How did gold mining change the landscape of California?
10 Why was the Gold Rush such an important period in California’s History?
11 BibliographySlide 1: gold digger:Slide 2: Martin Behrman, "Marshall in front of Sutter's Mill," gelatin silver copy photoprint from a daguerreotype. Artistic Source: Carleton E. Watkins after an 1849 daguerreotype attributed to Robert Vance. California Historical Society, Photography, Martin Behrman Collection, FN-12015, VIP This image found on:Slide 3: Nathaniel Currier, "The Way They Go to California," 1849, lithograph. California Historical Society, Fine Arts collection, FN This image found on:Slide 4:Chinese and white miners:A Woman Miner Alongside the Men:Mom and children:African American miner:Slide 5:Ship:Wagon:Slide 6: Miners camp:Slide 7: San Francisco in 1850:Slide 8: Miners Interacting with Native Americans:Slide 9:Charles Christian Nahl, "Hydraulic Method of Mining," ca. 1857, wood engraving. Published by Hutchings & Co., San Francisco. W. C. Butler, engraver, San Francisco. California Historical Society, Fine Arts collection, FN-04124:Mine tailings:Slide 10: George Tirrell (dates unknown), View of Sacramento, California from Across the Sacramento River, about , oil on canvas. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: