California Gold Rush
Updated: 2/14/2020
California Gold Rush
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  • There's gold here?!?
  • In California.....
  • There's Gold in California
  • Really?!?!?!?!
  • I'm Leaving NOW!!
  • California
  • 80,000 people came to California in 1849 alone from all around the globe
  • Merchants made more than miners most of the time
  • That's OVERPRICED?!
  • 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!!!!!!
  • Agreed
  • 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!
  • Hurray!
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