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What was the Gold Rush?

Author: Joan Holub; Tim Tomkinson
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Grosset & Dunlap, ©2013.
Series: What was...?
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the nineteenth century American gold rush, and includes information on gold rush "boomtowns," relations between Native Americans and gold rush pioneers, and the importance of the gold rush on American history.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Holub; Tim Tomkinson
ISBN: 9780448462899 0448462893 9780448465777 0448465779 9781451788549 1451788541
OCLC Number: 797969862
Description: 105 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: What was the gold rush? --
Striking gold --
Gold fever --
Rushing west --
Working a claim --
A miner's week --
Striking it rich (or not) --
Law and order --
Boomtowns --
Mining gets harder --
How the gold rush changed America --
Timelines.
Series Title: What was...?
Responsibility: by Joan Holub ; illustrated by Tim Tomkinson.

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Describes the nineteenth century American gold rush, and includes information on gold rush "boomtowns," relations between Native Americans and gold rush pioneers, and the importance of the gold rush on American history.

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