The Gold Rush : gold seekers, miners, and merchants

by Flores, Mina,

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Dormont Public Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 979.4 F65
Location  Dormont Public Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
Call Number  J 979.4 F65
In 1848, a carpenter discovered gold in the American River near Sacramento. His discovery launched the California gold rush, which is considered the single largest migration in U.S. history. This title paints a picture of the gold seekers, miners, and merchants who shaped the culture of 19th California as they attempted to strike it rich. Readers will love learning about this exciting time in history, which is brought to life through primary sources and historical photographs. This engaging title reinforces important social studies concepts, which aids in supporting classroom learning.
Additional Information
Series Spotlight on American history (PowerKids Press)
Subjects Frontier and pioneer life -- California -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Gold mines and mining.
California -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile literature.
California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Juvenile literature.
California -- History -- 1846-1850.
Publisher New York :2016
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 24 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
ISBN 9781508149422
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