What was the Gold Rush?

by Holub, Joan,

Format: Print Book 2018
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Non-Fiction Collection CHECKED OUT
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction Collection
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
Summary
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!
Contents
What was the Gold Rush?
Striking gold
Gold fever
Rushing West
Working a claim
A miner's week
Striking it rich (or not)
Law and order
Boomtowns
Mining gets harder
How the Gold Rush changed America
Timelines.

Additional Information
Series What was-- ?
Subjects Gold mines and mining -- California -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- California -- Juvenile literature.
Gold mines and mining -- California -- History -- 19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life -- California.
California -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile literature.
California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Juvenile literature.
California -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
California -- Gold discoveries.
California -- History -- 1846-1850.
California -- Social life and customs.
Publisher New York, New York :2018
Contributors Tomkinson, Tim, illustrator.
Language English
Description 105 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-105).
ISBN 9780448462899
0448462893
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