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    The gold rush helped California industrialize. It is well known that industrialization in America started in the east. However, the gold rush was the reason why California industrialized much faster than the east. With the technological improvements, that the gold rush demands it helped California industrialize much faster. James Marshall first discovered gold on January 24 1848 on the south fork of the American river. A not so well know part of California history is that James Marshall was not

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    established and found in west states, such as Nevada and California. Many of these new establishments helped freed slaves find living as the gold mines were a huge ideal to foreigners traveling from the south and midwest. The Gold Rush was found in Sierra Nevada during 1848, when gold was found in a mine. This completely changed the popularity and population of California. Although, for many people who wanted to travel to mine for gold during the Gold Rush, it was a tough journey as there was no true railroad

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    When people hear the term gold rush it is automatically associated with California. The first, gold rush was in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. This was a tremendous impact due to people rushing to the Carolina’s mountains. People flocked from all neighboring states to strike rich. The second, was in Georgia a three ounce nugget was found. Miners began to search in every cave for gold. The third, gold rush was in California. Flakes of gold were found in the Sacramento Valley. The population expanded

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    The California Gold Rush was a spectacular event in California’s history. It occurred from 1848-1855. Many people migrated to California to find the gold that was said to be there. This changed California from a dreary and unpopulated place to a thriving and happy place to be. Not everyone struck it rich, though, not even the person who discovered it, James W. Marshall. California’s motto, Eureka, is a reference to the Gold Rush. The California Gold Rush was a life-changing event for many people

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    In 1849, millions of people rushed to California. These people came for the Gold Rush, which was a historical event that will be remembered forever. These people were called 49ers. Some traveled by boat, and then walked across the Panama. Then they took another boat to C.A. Others took a boat around the Cape Horn to C.A. or went on station wagon. People from all over the world came to C.A. in search for gold. People traveled by land and sea. Traveling in a station wagon wasn’t that bad, and the

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    Marshall discovered gold in California, which set its foundation for California’s future success. The Gold Rush gave California’s popular motto of, “Eureka” meaning “I’ve found it.” Also, the Gold Rush drew attention to California drawing cultures from around the world to seek better opportunities and make a greater extent of money than they would ever come across. This created California’s population to experience an influx during the 1840’s. Although it increased population in California, there were difficulties

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    The California gold rush began with the discovery of nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in 1848. The California gold rush could possibly be one of the greatest events that shaped American history during the 19th century. As the word spread that there had been gold found, thousands of gold miners made the journey to San Francisco. At the end of 1849, the population of the California territory was about 100,000 and before the gold rush in 1848 the population was less than 1,000. The gold rush peaked

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    In 1849, an inundation of Chinese immigrants came to the United States to take part in the California gold rush. Relations between the Chinese and Americans started off neutral, but soon conflicts arose. White workers saw Chinese as a threat to their status and tried to solve this issue by passing the Chinese Exclusion Act; this severely limited the number of Chinese allowed to immigrate into the country at the time. Although this compromise satisfied the white protests, it only lead to more conflicts

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    Gold Rush In California

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    till the well is dry” (Fuller). As a species we need water to cook, clean, and most importantly live. With water being a natural resource overuse and misuses of it can cause its supply to rapidly dwindle down, and that’s exactly what’s happening in California right now. California's water comes a married of places such as aquifers, groundwater, surface water, rivers, reservoirs, dams and irrigation systems where 80% of that water goes towards agriculture and 20% to urban/residential use. California’s

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    The effect of the Gold Rush on the Californians. Gold in California was incidental discovered near an American stream that would change the young creating state. All finished America, youthful colleagues settled on the decision to go to California. People started from Europe, Asia, and South America searching for minute wealth. The new American dream was to get rich, and to make a fortune quickly. (Mill operator 151) In 1839, one of the wealthiest people in California came over as an outcast

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