What was the Gold Rush?
by Holub, Joan,
|Format:||Print Book 2018|
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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!
ContentsWhat was the Gold Rush?
Working a claim
A miner's week
Striking it rich (or not)
Law and order
Mining gets harder
How the Gold Rush changed America
|Series||What was-- ?|
Gold mines and mining
-- 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
105 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-105).