The California Gold Rush: Would You Go for the Gold?

The California Gold Rush: Would You Go for the Gold?

by Elaine Landau
     
 

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On January 24, 1848, gold was discovered near Sutter's Mill in California. These first few gold nuggets would change history. Soon after the discovery, thousands of people moved west. By sea, gold seekers faced fierce storms; by land, they were sometimes attacked by American Indians. Once in California, miners did not always find gold. They had to spend hours

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On January 24, 1848, gold was discovered near Sutter's Mill in California. These first few gold nuggets would change history. Soon after the discovery, thousands of people moved west. By sea, gold seekers faced fierce storms; by land, they were sometimes attacked by American Indians. Once in California, miners did not always find gold. They had to spend hours looking for it in bone-chilling water. Do you think this was worth it? Would you leave your family to try to strike it rich? What would YOU do?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598451931
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Series:
Enslow What Would You Do? Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
900,904
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

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