A. New Businesses 1. Mining towns attracted people selling goods & services to miners. 2. Denim was used for tough work clothes. Levi Strauss
B. Opportunities for Women To make money women, cooked, cleaned & opened boardinghouses for miners.
C. Immigrants 1. 24,000 Chinese migrated to CA – Suffered from: Discrimination Violence 2. Gold-seekers also came from Europe, Mexico & South America.
D. Changes In California Grew rapidly Become a state in only 2 yrs. Both farming & industry grew. Both farming & industry grew. Gold resulted in higher prices - inflation. Gold resulted in higher prices - inflation. 1. Population 2. Economy