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Gold rush By: Valencia McKinley and Francisco peguero
Sutters Mill John A. Sutter had 50,000 acres of land from Mexico in California Dream: a great estate in the wilderness. 18,000 head of cattle He helped many settlers giving them work.
OREGON TRAIL MINERS MOVED TO CALIFORNIA ON THE OREGON TRAIL THE TRIP WEST LASTED FIVE OR SIX MONTHS PEOPLE WHO TRAVELED ON THE OREGON TRAIL ARE EMIGRANTS
Life in California They built communities called boom towns Robberies and murders were of daily occurrence Merchants profited from the gold rush
San Francisco Almost all of San Franciscos 900 residents left to chase gold The city became a ghost town
Forty-niners People who moved to California during 1849 More than 80,000 people moved to California for gold 80% were Americans
Gold fever Thousands moved to California 1848 6million$ had been taken from the American river Most miners traveled by sea thats how bad the fever was Not many of them struck it rich
The history of gold 1848 a carpenter found gold flakes in a stream. It was found throughout California
CREDITS THE AMERICAN JOURNEY TEXT BOOK MS.PATTIS MANIFEST DESTINY PICTURES VALENCIA MCKINLEY FRANCISCO PEGUERO
The American Gold Rush Panning for gold on the Mokelumne River.Mokelumne River.
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.
What is the relationship between Americans and the land?
The Oregon Trail War with Mexico California Gold Rush Pages Workbook 79.
The California Gold Rush
Manifest Destiny Chapter 6, Section 1.
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.
CALIFORNIA HERE I COME!! The California GOLD RUSH.
New Settlers in California and Utah p
New Settlers. The discovery of gold on John Sutter’s land brought over 200,000 people to CA Forty-niners: those who arrived in CA seeking gold in.
California Gold Rush By: Coraima, Kayla & Jason. Cause of the Gold Rush People wanted Gold. They were greedy. Everyone wanted to get there first. Chaos.
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…
From Sea to Shining Sea Part 5 The California Gold Rush.
Manifest Destiny "It is America's right to stretch from sea to shining sea. Not only do we have a responsibility to our citizens to gain valuable natural.
By: Sage Kelley Period 4-5. This field trip that we are partaking in is one of education. We will be traveling to many historical landmarks. These landmarks.
Gold and Silver Strikes
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.
The California Gold Rush. John Sutter Gold was found on his land.
California Gold Rush 1849 Alex Donatelli.
Motives for Exploration
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