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California - Missions, Gold Rush & Economy - HISTORY
3 Dec 2022 at 2:17pm
The California Gold Rush was sparked by the discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 and was arguably one of the most significant events to shape American history during ...

Gold rush - Wikipedia
2 Dec 2022 at 11:30pm
The first significant gold rush in the United States was in Cabarrus County, North Carolina (east of Charlotte), in 1799 at today's Reed's Gold Mine. Thirty years later, in 1829, the Georgia Gold Rush in the southern Appalachians occurred. It was followed by the California Gold Rush of 1848?55 in the Sierra Nevada, which captured the popular imagination.

Nome Gold Rush - Wikipedia
29 Nov 2022 at 11:09am
The Nome Gold Rush was a gold rush in Nome, Alaska, approximately 1899?1909. It is separated from other gold rushes by the ease with which gold could be obtained. Much of the gold was lying in the beach sand of the landing place and could be recovered without any need for a claim. Nome was a sea port without a harbor, and the biggest town in ...

History of California - Wikipedia
2 Dec 2022 at 5:24pm
California was the name given to a mythical island populated only by beautiful Amazon warriors, as depicted in Greek myths, using gold tools and weapons in the popular early 16th-century romance novel Las Sergas de Esplandin (The Adventures of Esplandin) by Spanish author Garci Rodrguez de Montalvo.This popular Spanish fantasy was printed in several editions with the earliest surviving ...

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27 Mar 2013 at 11:41am
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The West | Ken Burns | PBS
14 Nov 2022 at 11:55am
A nine-part series chronicling the turbulent history of one of the most extraordinary landscapes on earth. Beginning when the land belonged only to Native Americans and ending in the 20th century ...

Gold Rush treasures found in 1857 shipwreck go up for auction
1 Dec 2022 at 9:12am
FILE - Chief scientist Bob Evans looks at gold bars recovered from the S.S. Central America steamship that went down in a hurricane in 1857 in a laboratory on Jan. 23, 2018, in Santa Ana, Calif ...

Shipwreck from gold rush discovered off coast of Washington State
4 Dec 2022 at 4:53pm
150-year-old shipwreck from gold rush discovered off the coast of Washington State "The state of preservation of this wreck is on par with any of the greatest shipwreck finds in the world." Skip ...



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