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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 immigrants who sailed across the ocean San Francisco became the most popular port
!Click the mine cart! The California Gold Rush began on January 24, Gold was found by James W. Marshall. It was found at Sutters Mill in Coloma, California. The first people to hear about the Gold Rush were people in Oregon, Sandwhich Island in Hawaii, and Latin America. The Gold Rush brought 300,000 people to California. The gold worth billions of dollars was found and therefore meant great wealth for a few.
!Find the YELLOW line!
Coloma Find Coloma These so called treasure seekers were people seeking for gold and were called 49ers. Population increased by 86,000 people in two years.
At the pawn shop, you could possibly trade your gold in for cash! An old ring may be worth today $1,000. The first people were lucky, they were the ones who found the gold nuggets.