The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush : Gold Seekers, Miners, and Merchants

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In 1848, a carpenter discovered gold in the American River near Sacramento. His discovery launched the California gold rush, which is considered the single largest migration in U.S. history. This title paints a picture of the gold seekers, miners, and merchants who shaped the culture of 19th California as they attempted to strike it rich. Readers will love learning about this exciting time in history, which is brought to life through primary sources and historical photographs. This engaging title reinforces important social studies concepts, which aids in supporting classroom learning.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 24 pages
  • 188 x 218 x 8mm | 249g
  • PowerKids Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 1508149429
  • 9781508149422