The California Gold Rush

The California Gold Rush

Paperback Stories in American History

By (author) Linda Jacobs Altman


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  • Publisher: Enslow Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 147mm x 226mm x 8mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 1 July 2012
  • ISBN 10: 1464400237
  • ISBN 13: 9781464400230
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps

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In 1848, gold was discovered in California! This exciting news spread eastward. People from all walks of life with dreams of enormous riches packed up their belongings and left their comfortable homes behind in search of the hidden treasure. Author Linda Jacobs Altman describes the development of this rugged world of the mining towns, which sparked the development of California. Altman also highlights the stories of prospectors, bandits and thrill seekers who make up the legend and the myth of the time.

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