Gold Rush

History project

Gold Rush: Article #1

" The discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacromento Vally in early 1848 sparked the gold rush." (quote #1)

This quote is saying when gold was discovered in Sacromento Vally people traveled to Sacromento Vally to search for gold.

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" digging areas became crowded" (quote #2)

The amount of people searching for gold caused over crowding in the known areas which lead to searching for gold throughout California.

Gold Rush: Article #3

"called the golden state." (quote #3)

California is now known as "the golden state" because of all the gold discovered in the state.