The Gold Rushby Sally Senzell Isaacs
Join the thousands of people from all over the world who rushed to California between 1848 and 1854 in search of gold, riches, jobs, and homes. Learn what it was like to live and work in a gold-mining camp. Find out how San Francisco suddenly grew from a quiet village to a busy city. Discover what happened to people and places when there was no more gold left to mine.
This book describes in detail the lives of ordinary people in the United States who joined the California gold rush and then settled in the West. Each book in the series uses reconstruction illustrations and photographs along with clear text and fact boxes to bring the story of our nation to life.
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