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The California gold rush : transforming the American West

Author: Liz Sonneborn
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2009.
Series: Milestones in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles the history of the California Gold Rush and its impact on American history.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Liz Sonneborn
ISBN: 9781604130515 1604130512
OCLC Number: 183261317
Description: 121 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm.
Contents: "Gold from the American river!" --
A land of plenty --
California in 1848 --
Getting there --
In the mines --
A new way of living --
Mining the miners --
Taking control --
The end of the rush --
Legacy of a great adventure --
Chronology and timeline.
Series Title: Milestones in American history.
Responsibility: Liz Sonneborn.
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The mass migration, known as the Gold Rush, reshaped the United States by accelerating the immigration to the far West. This book explores how this pivotal era introduced new ideas about work and  Read more...

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