california gold rush

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important facts to know

Gold was found on January 24,1848 by James Marshall and John Sutter.

important people

LEVI STRAUSS

Mark Twain

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Sam Brannan

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Lotta Crabtree

Eliza Farnham

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georgina kirby

what else was going on

Elizabeth Blackwell

university of winsconsin

new roman republic

groups effected

whites

blacks(slaves)

native americans

effects of california gold rush

labor shortage

lead to thousands of dollars of debt

become the begining of San Fransico