The Gold Rush

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Where did the Gold Rush start?

The Gold Rush started in California 1848 and ended in 1855. The beginning of the Gold Rush started when a man named James Marshall found gold near his house.

How did the Gold Rush affect Cailfornia?

Within a year, California's population increased from 14,000 people to 100,000 people. Many people heard that someone had found gold in California and wanted to go and dig for gold.

The Gold Rush helped California in many different ways

After awhile many people stopped mining in town and not long after that those towns became ghost towns.

Has California changed?

California has changed in so many ways. Not many people used to live there, but now a lot of people live there looking and searching for gold.

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