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  • California Gold Rush - Wikipedia

    The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California. The news ...

  • California Gold Rush - California State Library

    Overview of the Gold Rush by Curator Emeritus Gary F. Kurutz. Features examples drawn from the California History Section’s special collections.

  • California Gold Rush | Definition & Facts |

    California Gold Rush: Overview of the California Gold Rush, the rapid influx of fortune seekers in California that began after gold was found at Sutter’s Mill on ...

  • California Gold Rush - HISTORY

    The discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 sparked the California Gold Rush, arguably one of the most significant events to shape

  • The California Goldrush – Legends of America

    Discovery of Gold in 1848 by James Marshall in California, sparked almost mass hysteria as thousands of immigrants from around the world.

  • The California Gold Rush of 1849 | Coloma, California

    The California Gold Rush of 1849 on Coloma, California | After James Marshall discovered gold in Coloma, he tried to keep his discovery a secret. But the secret was ...

  • California Gold Rush | HistoryNet

    Facts, information and articles about the California Gold Rush, an event of Westward Expansion from the Wild West California Gold Rush Facts Dates 1848-1857 ...

  • Gold rush - Wikipedia

    A gold rush is a new discovery of gold—sometimes accompanied by other precious metals and rare earth minerals—that brings an onrush of miners seeking their fortune.

  • The California Gold Rush, 1849 - EyeWitness to History

    A miner describes his journey to the gold fields and the mining camps.

  • The California Gold Rush - California National Historic ...

    "I reached my hand down and picked it up; it made my heart thump, for I was certain it was gold." - James Marshall, 1848 At a time when restless Americans were ...

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