The California gold rush
Updated: 3/12/2020
The California gold rush
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  • Gold was found by James W. Marshall in California
  • I struck gold!!!!
  • The findings unleashed the largest migration in United States history.
  • He struck gold!!
  • I need to head to California!!
  • OMG!!
  • The gold drew people from a dozen countries
  • This is the captain speaking and we are on our way to California
  • The news of gold brought approximately 300,000 people to California from the rest of the United States and abroad
  • Welcome to the California airport
  • By the end of the year, the non-native population of California was estimated at 100,000
  • The fortunate bettered their circumstance, but mining required, above all, luck. And not everyone got lucky.
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