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The gold rush

Author: Theresa Morlock
Publisher: New York, NY : Britannica Educational Publishing, [2018]
Series: Westward expansion : America's push to the Pacific
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this authoritative guide, readers will examine the many aspects of the California Gold Rush and the event's larger role in westward expansion. Studying the forty-niners, the Native Americans of California, gold extraction techniques, and transportation west, readers will gain insight into how the gold rush changed the region and the many developments it led to. Accessible language clarifies advanced concepts, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morlock, Theresa.
Gold rush.
New York, NY : Britannica Educational Publishing, [2018]
(DLC) 2017014834
(OCoLC)980302606
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa Morlock
ISBN: 9781680487671 1680487671
OCLC Number: 1013593896
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The people of California --
Getting there --
Staking a claim --
Mining methods --
Transforming America: the Gold Rush legacy --
Glossary.
Series Title: Westward expansion : America's push to the Pacific
Responsibility: Theresa Morlock.

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In this authoritative guide, readers will examine the many aspects of the California Gold Rush and the event's larger role in westward expansion. Studying the forty-niners, the Native Americans of California, gold extraction techniques, and transportation west, readers will gain insight into how the gold rush changed the region and the many developments it led to. Accessible language clarifies advanced concepts, and engrossing sidebars feature additional information. Stunning photographs add dimension to the text, and primary sources are integrated, offering an up-close examination. This book'

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