The Gold Rush : gold seekers, miners, and merchants
|Format:||Print Book 2016|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
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.
|Series||Spotlight on American history (PowerKids Press)|
Frontier and pioneer life
-- 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
24 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.