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Published by Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • California,
  • California National Historic Trail

Subjects:

  • Voyages to the Pacific coast -- Juvenile literature.,
  • California -- Gold discoveries -- Juvenile literature.,
  • California National Historic Trail -- Juvenile literature.,
  • California -- Gold discoveries.,
  • California -- History -- 1846-1850.

Book details:

About the Edition

Examines the thrills and disappointments of the nineteenth-century rush for gold in California, during which people abandoned their jobs and homes and headed west in hopes of becoming rich.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-125) and index.

StatementCarl R. Green.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesIn American history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF865 .G74 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL43389M
ISBN 100766013472
LC Control Number99037421
OCLC/WorldCa41932461

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In news of the discovery of gold in California triggered an enormous wave of emigration toward the Pacific. Lured by the promise of riches, thousands of settlers left behind the forests, rain, and fertile soil of the eastern United States in favor of the rough-hewn lands of the American s: The California Trail The California Trail is most notably associated with the goldrush of , however, many pioneers traveled to California before the rush. The Donner-Reed Party was one such group who traveled from Illinois Ap with 87 travelers en route to California. The California Gold Rush, by Cobblestone $ Add to cart; Footsteps African American History: Blacks in the Gold Rush, by Cobblestone $ Add to cart; Following Lewis and Clark’s Track: The Story of the Corps of Discovery (An Educational Activity Book), by William E. Hill $ Add to cart.   Just about every 4th grader in California hears the old stories of how gold was discovered in a little ditch off the American River way back in Thankfully a football team (the 49ers!) helps us all remember the year that thousands flooded through the gates of San Francisco.