Westward Expansion: America's Push to the Pacific: The Gold Rush, 1st Edition

  • Theresa Morlock
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  • ISBN-10: 1680487671
  • ISBN-13: 9781680487671
  • DDC: 979.4
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 9th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released January 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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In this authoritative guide, readers will examine the many aspects of the California Gold Rush and the event's larger role in westward expansion. Studying the forty-niners, the Native Americans of California, gold extraction techniques, and transportation west, readers will gain insight into how the gold rush changed the region and the many developments it led to. Accessible language clarifies advanced concepts, and engrossing sidebars feature additional information. Stunning photographs add dimension to the text, and primary sources are integrated, offering an up-close examination. This book's comprehensive material is a terrific resource to supplement curricular studies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The People of California.
2: The Journey.
3: Staking Claims.
4: Mining Methods.
5: The Gold Rush Legacy.
For Further Reading.