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NEW SETTLERS IN CALIFORNIA AND UTAH. CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD FLOCKED TO CALIFORNIA IN SEARCH OF QUICK RICHES. PEOPLE FROM.

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1 NEW SETTLERS IN CALIFORNIA AND UTAH

2 CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD FLOCKED TO CALIFORNIA IN SEARCH OF QUICK RICHES. PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD FLOCKED TO CALIFORNIA IN SEARCH OF QUICK RICHES. MORE THAN 80,000 PEOPLE CAME TO CALIFORNIA LOOKING FOR GOLD IN 1849 ALONE. MORE THAN 80,000 PEOPLE CAME TO CALIFORNIA LOOKING FOR GOLD IN 1849 ALONE.

3 THE CALIFORNIOS CALIFORNIOS : HISPANIC PEOPLE THAT LIVED IN CALIFORNIA. CALIFORNIOS : HISPANIC PEOPLE THAT LIVED IN CALIFORNIA. THE TREATY OF GUADULUPE HIDALGO MADE CALIFORNIOS CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES. THE TREATY OF GUADULUPE HIDALGO MADE CALIFORNIOS CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES. THE TREATY ALSO GUARANTEED THEM TO THE RIGHTS OF THEIR LAND. THE TREATY ALSO GUARANTEED THEM TO THE RIGHTS OF THEIR LAND.

4 LIFE IN CALIFORNIA THERE WERE TOWNS CALLED BOOMTOWNS. THERE WERE TOWNS CALLED BOOMTOWNS. BOOMTOWNS: A COMMUNITY EXPERIENCING A SUDDEN GROWTH IN BUSINESS OR POPULATION. BOOMTOWNS: A COMMUNITY EXPERIENCING A SUDDEN GROWTH IN BUSINESS OR POPULATION. THE MINERS GAVE SOME OF THE BOOMTOWNS COLORFUL NAMES SUCH AS: SHINBONE PEAK, AND YOU BET. THE MINERS GAVE SOME OF THE BOOMTOWNS COLORFUL NAMES SUCH AS: SHINBONE PEAK, AND YOU BET.

5 GOLD RUSH SOCIETY VERY FEW WOMEN LIVED IN THE MINING CAMPS, WHICH WERE POPULATED BY MEN OF ALL RACES AND WALKS OF LIFE. VERY FEW WOMEN LIVED IN THE MINING CAMPS, WHICH WERE POPULATED BY MEN OF ALL RACES AND WALKS OF LIFE. MANY MEN SPENT THEIR FREE HOURS DRINKING, GAMBLING, AND FIGHTING. MANY MEN SPENT THEIR FREE HOURS DRINKING, GAMBLING, AND FIGHTING.

6 ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL PROGRESS THE GOLD RUSH ENDED WITHIN A FEW YEARS BUT HAD LASTING EFFECTS ON CALIFORNIAS ECONOMY. THE GOLD RUSH ENDED WITHIN A FEW YEARS BUT HAD LASTING EFFECTS ON CALIFORNIAS ECONOMY. AGRICULTURE, SHIPPING, AND TRADE EXPANDED TO MEET THE MINERS’ NEEDS FOR FOOD AND OTHER GOODS. AGRICULTURE, SHIPPING, AND TRADE EXPANDED TO MEET THE MINERS’ NEEDS FOR FOOD AND OTHER GOODS. CALIFORNIAS POPULATION SOARED WHEN PEOPLE CAME LOOKING FOR GOLD, INCREASING, FROM ABOUT 20,000 IN 1848 TO MORE THAN 220,000 ONLY FOUR HOURS LATER. CALIFORNIAS POPULATION SOARED WHEN PEOPLE CAME LOOKING FOR GOLD, INCREASING, FROM ABOUT 20,000 IN 1848 TO MORE THAN 220,000 ONLY FOUR HOURS LATER.

7 A RELIGIOUS REFUGE IN UTAH A VISITOR TO THE UTAH TERRITORY IN THE 1850’s WROTE ADMIRINGLY: “THE WHOLE OF THIS SMALL NATION OCCUPY THEMSLEVES AS USEFULLY AS THE WORKING BEES OF A HIVE.” A VISITOR TO THE UTAH TERRITORY IN THE 1850’s WROTE ADMIRINGLY: “THE WHOLE OF THIS SMALL NATION OCCUPY THEMSLEVES AS USEFULLY AS THE WORKING BEES OF A HIVE.” THIS ACCOUNT DESCRIBED THE MORMONS, OR MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS. THIS ACCOUNT DESCRIBED THE MORMONS, OR MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS.

8 THE FIRST MORMONS JOHN SMITH FOUNDED THE CHURCH IN 1830 IN NEW YORK STATE. JOHN SMITH FOUNDED THE CHURCH IN 1830 IN NEW YORK STATE. HE HAD VISIONS THAT LED HIM TO LAUNCH A NEW CHRISTIAN CHURCH. HE HAD VISIONS THAT LED HIM TO LAUNCH A NEW CHRISTIAN CHURCH. HE HOPED TO BUILD AN IDEAL SOCIETY. HE HOPED TO BUILD AN IDEAL SOCIETY.

9 A HAVEN IN THE DESERT THE MORMON MIGRATION TO THE GREAT SALT LAKE AREA BEGAN IN THE MORMON MIGRATION TO THE GREAT SALT LAKE AREA BEGAN IN ABOUT 12,000 MORMONS MADE THE TREK – THE LARGEST SINGLE MIGRATION IN AMERICAN HISTORY. ABOUT 12,000 MORMONS MADE THE TREK – THE LARGEST SINGLE MIGRATION IN AMERICAN HISTORY. IN THE MIDST OF THE DESERT THEY SET UP COMMUNITIES IN AN AREA THEY CALLED DESERET. IN THE MIDST OF THE DESERT THEY SET UP COMMUNITIES IN AN AREA THEY CALLED DESERET.

10 CALIFORNIA TRAIL: PAVED WITH GOLD INTENTONS UNTIL THE 1849 GOLD RUSH, CALIFORNIA RAN A DISTANT SECOND TO OREGON AS AN EMIGRANT DESTINATION. UNTIL THE 1849 GOLD RUSH, CALIFORNIA RAN A DISTANT SECOND TO OREGON AS AN EMIGRANT DESTINATION. HOPING TO POPULATE THE REGION TO PREVENT BRITAIN FROM SEIZING IT FROM A WEAK MEXICO, THE US GOVERNMENT PROMOTE CALIFORNIA’S FERTILE LAND AND GENTLE CLIMATE. HOPING TO POPULATE THE REGION TO PREVENT BRITAIN FROM SEIZING IT FROM A WEAK MEXICO, THE US GOVERNMENT PROMOTE CALIFORNIA’S FERTILE LAND AND GENTLE CLIMATE.

11 CALIFORNIA HITS THE MOTHER LODE WHEN THE GOLD RUSH STARTED A THOUSAND SETTLERS SET OUT FOR OREGON BY WAGON TRAIN IN 1843 IT WAS CALLED THE GREAT MIGRATION. WHEN THE GOLD RUSH STARTED A THOUSAND SETTLERS SET OUT FOR OREGON BY WAGON TRAIN IN 1843 IT WAS CALLED THE GREAT MIGRATION. FEW STRUCK RICH, BUT THE ONGOING SURGE – HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS BEFORE IT WAS OVER – PUSHED CALIFORNIA ALONG THE FAST TRACK TO STATEHOOD. FEW STRUCK RICH, BUT THE ONGOING SURGE – HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS BEFORE IT WAS OVER – PUSHED CALIFORNIA ALONG THE FAST TRACK TO STATEHOOD.

12 MADE BY ANTONETTE CALDERON AND MEGAN PANCOAST


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