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1 California: 1849 Handbill

2 1859 Map- Routes to Pikes Peak

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4 Native People in the West, Pre-1800

5 1869 Railroad Map

6 Railroad Lands Advertising, 1890s.

7 1962 Sodhouse Stamp

8 Successful “proving up” on Homestead Act Claims,

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10 American Dreams, “Little House

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12 Early Hydraulic Mining In Colorado

13 Lithograph of Denver, 1860

14 Expectation and Reality in the Colorado Gold Rush How do people hear about it? –What makes them susceptible to the story? Who is “selling” and buying? What do they find when they get there? How do Native people fit in this story?

15 1858 Map to Pikes Peak Gold Regions

16 1858 Colorado Gold Rush Advertising

17 A “Peaker” Busted, Harper’s Weekly 1859

18 1859 “Go-Backer”

19 “Rumors” May 1859

20 Plan for Denver, Jefferson Territory, 1859


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