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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
The Luck of the 49ers Let’s take a closer look at the California Gold Rush…
James Marshall discovered a small gold nugget working outside of a nearby mill. At the worksite the next day there was an Indian shouting, Oro! (gold!).
Chapter 17.4 T h e C a l i f o r n i a G o l d R u s h In the early 1840s – Something bright and shiny would catch Americas attention – Gold…
GOING WEST. GOING WEST Pioneers made the 2,000 mile trip from Independence Missouri to the Oregon Territory. Many died along the way from disease,
California Gold Rush Connor Remski Mr. Emmi Social Studies March 22, 2010 Connor Remski Mr. Emmi Social Studies March 22, 2010.
The California Gold Rush of 1849
Gold rush By: Valencia McKinley and Francisco peguero.
Welcome to... A Game of X’s and O’s
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.
What is the relationship between Americans and the land?
The Move Westward The 49ers Who came to California? Life on the Mine The Chinese.
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.
California Gold Rush 1849 Alex Donatelli.
The Lewis and Clark journey is well known today. There hard work and exploration opened up the West to new settlers. Along the way they interacted and.
Unit 4: Miners. THE DECADE OF THE 1850S Slow-Fur trade was over and there were few settlers Uncertain-no mines were open and farmland was plentiful Uneventful.
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 14.4.
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