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By Marcia Amidon Lusted

This e-book relays the actual info of the California Gold Rush. The narrative presents a number of debts of the development, and readers examine info throughout the viewpoint of a builder engaged on Sutter's Mill while gold used to be stumbled on, a '49er who left big apple for California, and a prospector from Chile who got here by way of send to California to discover riches. The textual content bargains possibilities to match and distinction quite a few views within the textual content whereas accumulating and studying information regarding a historic occasion.

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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.

What do you think a person who traveled by boat to California would say about this cartoon? 30 Glossary cholera (KAH-lur-uh) a serious disease that causes severe vomiting and diarrhea and that often results in death discriminate (diss-KRIM-uh-nate) to treat a person or group of people unfairly emigrant (EM-i-gruhnt) a person who leaves a country or region to live in another one isthmus (ISS-muhss) a narrow piece of land that is between two bodies of water nugget (NUHG-it) a small lump or chunk of something, such as a valuable metal quartz (KWORTS) a hard mineral that comes in many forms and colors shaft (SHAFT) a long, narrow passage that leads down into something, such as a mine tailrace (TAYL-rayss) a water channel below a dam or water mill Learn More Further Reading Friedman, Mel.

3. What do you think a person who traveled by boat to California would say about this cartoon? 30 Glossary cholera (KAH-lur-uh) a serious disease that causes severe vomiting and diarrhea and that often results in death discriminate (diss-KRIM-uh-nate) to treat a person or group of people unfairly emigrant (EM-i-gruhnt) a person who leaves a country or region to live in another one isthmus (ISS-muhss) a narrow piece of land that is between two bodies of water nugget (NUHG-it) a small lump or chunk of something, such as a valuable metal quartz (KWORTS) a hard mineral that comes in many forms and colors shaft (SHAFT) a long, narrow passage that leads down into something, such as a mine tailrace (TAYL-rayss) a water channel below a dam or water mill Learn More Further Reading Friedman, Mel.

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