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By Marcia Amidon Lusted

This booklet relays the real info of the California Gold Rush. The narrative offers a number of debts of the development, and readers study info in the course of the viewpoint of a builder engaged on Sutter's Mill whilst gold was once came across, a '49er who left big apple for California, and a prospector from Chile who got here via send to California to discover riches. The textual content deals possibilities to match and distinction quite a few views within the textual content whereas accumulating and reading information regarding a ancient occasion.

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Holub, Joan. What Was the Gold Rush? New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 2013. Olson, Tod. How to Get Rich in the California Gold Rush: An Adventurer’s Guide to the Fabulous Riches Discovered in 1848. : National Geographic Children’s Books, 2008. org/wgbh/amex/goldrush/ This Web site has information about the history of the California gold rush. com/news/8-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-californiagold-rush This is an interesting site with lesser-known facts about the California gold rush. 31 Index ’49er, 17, 21 Marshall, James, 5, 7, 9, 10 Mexico, 4 Armour Meat, 28 Bennett, Charles, 7 California, 4, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28 Chicago, 15 China, 25 Nevada, 16 New York, 12, 15, 19 panning, 9, 23 Peru, Illinois, 15 Great Lakes, 15 Sacramento Valley, 17 San Francisco, 10, 19, 21, 24, 28 Sonora, 22, 26 Sutter, John, 4, 5, 10 Sutter’s Fort, 4, 10 Sutter’s Mill, 4, 5, 10, 17 Hounds, 24, 25 Valparaiso, Chile, 20, 26 Illinois River, 15 Indian Territory, 15 Wells Fargo, 28 Wimmer, Jennie, 5, 7, 8 Wimmer, Peter, 7 dry-washing, 23 Feather River, 17 foreign miners’ tax, 25 Latin America, 25 Levi Strauss clothing, 28 About the Author Marcia Amidon Lusted has written 90 books and more than 450 magazine articles for young readers.

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