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CALIFORNIA HERE I COME!! The California GOLD RUSH
WHY WAS DISCOVERING GOLD IN CALIFORNIA IMPORTANT TO THE U.S. ? It made over 300,000 people move west in search of their fortunes and help create cities in the west.
GOLD DISCOVERED AT SUTTERS MILL - 1848
The California Gold Rush occurred in 1849 drawing over 300,000 people to the West to strike it rich Go West Young Man …. And get RICH!
Oregon Trail & California Trail
Many people traveled to California. The gold in California was easy to get and was free for the taking.
WHY TRAVEL & RISK YOUR LIFE GOING TO CALIFORNIA ? The people that came to California thought they could get rich quick. Back home they may only make $1.00 and in California they could make $25.00.
GOLD FEVER! GOLD FEVER!
Towns and Mining Camps Sprang Up Everywhere Near a Water Source
First Gold Nugget found on Jan 24, 1848
Some Lost Their Lives Most Lost Everything They Had Very Few Got Rich But, the West Was Officially Open for Business
Included among the modern legacies of the California Gold Rush are the California state motto… "Eureka" "I have found it 1851
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A. Gold is Discovered A. Found by John Marshall at Sutters Mill in 1848.
California Gold Rush See what gold can do (it) brings men from all nations here to this distance shore to make their fortune (and) many go home worse than.
The California Gold Rush of Sutter’s Mill In January of 1848, John Sutter, the owner of Sutter’s Mill, sent James Marshall to build a sawmill next.
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California Gold Rush * Gold was discovered near Sutter’s Mill in this incident opened up a new world for thousands of Americans and foreigners The.
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ENTER IF YOU DARE!. Come on, dont be scared Comeon, dontbe scared From 1,000 people in 1848 the population grew to over 20,000 people in For the.
California Gold Rush. DO NOW (LEFT SIDE of Notebook) What material object do you value most? What would you be willing to go through to get that object?
Growth of the West California Gold Rush Gold is discovered near Sutter’s Mill in Northern California 100,000 flock out to CA to strike.
The California Gold Rush Gold was Found in California, and thousands rushed to that territory. California Quickly became a state.
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By: cassie meding Period 6 Mr. zoll. Place: Sutter's mill This is were gold was found! In 1848 John Sutter found gold. The word was spread from person.
Name_________________________ Period___ Date________ Unit 7 –Manifest Destiny– Page 1 of 10 Henderson Middle School social studies.
Remember the Alamo!! Texas fought a war to become independent from Mexico the Mexican army attacked and defeated Texan soldiers at the Alamo,
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Peace With Mexico In 1848, the Mexicans signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. They had to cede all of California and New Mexico to the United States.
In the 1830s the grassy plains that were located between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains was designated as Indian Territory In the 1840.
Westward Expansion. In 1836, Texas won their independence from Mexico in a war. The Texans were mostly Americans that had moved to the Mexican frontier.
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James w Marshall discovered gold at Sutter’s mill Discovered a gold nugget in the south fork American river Several flakes of metal in tailrace.
The California Gold Rush In January, James Marshall was in charge of a team building a saw mill near a local river in Sacramento. It.
Objective: To examine the causes and effects of the boomtowns and ghost towns of the West.
The California Gold Rush The Big Idea The California gold rush changed the future of the West. Main Ideas The discovery of gold brought.
The California Gold Rush. January 24, 1848 The California gold rush began when gold was discovered at Sutter’s Mill As the news of discovery spread, some.
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Mormons, Gold Rush, Diverse Population. Mormons – religious group that settled in the Mexican Cession Trouble with Neighbors Founded by Joseph Smith.
The California Gold Rush Chapter 11, Section 4. The California Gold Rush On January 24, 1848 gold was discovered in the American River (Northern California)
The California Gold Rush By : Nathan Wikol. The California gold began on the morning of January 24, 1848 at Sutters Mill.
Objective: ► If gold was discovered on the moon, would you go? Why or why not? Why challenges might you face? ► SWBAT evaluate the impact of the Gold Rush.
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