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The California Gold Rush: A Unit Study

The Gold Rush began in California in the mid It opened many job and entrepreneurship opportunities to people including Levi Strauss.

California Gold Rush Brochure Project

California Gold Rush Brochure Project

This activity is a great way to wrap up your unit of study on the California Gold Rush. This project can be used for classwork, homework, a culmination assessment to your social studies unit, group assignment, or just for a fun social studies activity!

Print out the free "Around the Horn" game to learn about the Gold Rush in 1848/1849

Print out the free "Around the Horn" game to learn about the Gold Rush in (To go with the book "By the Great Horn Spoon")

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California Gold Rush Story Maps

California Gold Rush Story Maps: students will each take an event of the Gold Rush and create a picture for it. Then the class will work together to put them in chronological order.

Mail-Order Brides of the Old West

Mail-Order Brides of the Old West

White and Chinese miners hoping to strike it rich during the California Gold Rush, 1852

Sutter's Mill and the beginnings of the California gold rush.

Sutter's Mill - Beginnings of a Gold Rush American History Famous Historical Events Nineteenth Century Life Legends and Legendary People Social Studies Visual Arts

California Gold Miner Prospector Pick Axe & Shovel Oroville CA Kusel CDV Photo

California Gold Miner Prospector Pick Axe & Shovel Oroville CA Kusel CDV Photo

California Gold Miner Prospector Pick Axe & Shovel Oroville CA Kusel CDV Photo Raj & Henry - in the gold rush, the people who sold pick axes and shovels made the money.

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