What Was the Gold Rush?
What was the Gold Rush?
Bedbug, Hangtown, and Murderer’s Gulch were mining camps
People poured into California to get rich quick
The largest nugget weighed 195 pounds
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In 1848, gold was discovered in California, attracting over 300,000 people from all over the world, some who struck it rich and many more who didn’t. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking “forty-niners!” With black-and white illustrations and sixteen pages of photos, a nugget from history is brought to life!
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