California Gold Rush
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There's gold here?!?
There's Gold in California
SHOULD WE GO?
I'm Leaving NOW!!
80,000 people came to California in 1849 alone from all around the globe
Merchants made more than miners most of the time
One Shovel and 3 dozen eggs please.
43 dollars please
IT'S MY LAND!!!
Violence and conflict frequently erupted between miners for their land
NO ITS MY LAND!!!!!!
California's population boomed, making it a state. Railroads also expanded West to California
After 2 years of U.S. acquisition, California is now eligible for statehood!
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