Unknown Story
Updated: 3/11/2020
Unknown Story

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  • In 1848 James Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill. This was the beginning of the Gold Rush.
  • I have found gold!
  • With the news of gold spreading, people made their way to California as quickly as they could. San Francisco became a boomtown due to the mass population.
  • I'm here to strike it rich!
  • Me too! My family is traveling out next week. The population is growin' like crazy
  • The overall effect of the Gold Rush was that it made California become more culturally diverse. However, due to all the gold mining a lot of the land was ruined.