California gold rush

California gold rush

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the gold rush for mrs torout man

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  • James W. Marshall discovers gold
  • hey i found gold
  • 300000 people arive
  • the beginning of the gold rush
  • Whole indigenous societies were attacked and pushed off their lands by the gold-seekers
  • 49ers, we invaded california.
  •  California became one of the few American states to go directly to statehood without first being a territory, in the Compromise of 1850
  • Boom towns appeared a lot in san fransisco it whent from 200 to 36,000 in 6 years
  •  New methods of transportation developed as steamships came into regular service. A steamship, often referred to as a steamer, is a vessel, typically ocean-faring and seaworthy, that is propelled by one or more steam engines[1] that typically drive (turn) propellers or paddlewheels.
  • By 1869 railroads were built across the country from California to the eastern United States
  • I wanna be rich off gold !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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