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Westward Expansion: California Gold Rush Discuss this eTheme

Read about the discovery of gold in California and how this lured many gold seekers west. Learn about the routes they traveled, how they mined the gold, and the difficulties of life in a mining camp. Includes first-hand accounts, historic drawings, audios, virtual tours, maps, timelines, and a lesson plan. There are links to eThemes Resources on the Oregon Trail and Trails West.

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  • 7

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Created: January 13, 2003 at 01:48 | Updated: December 01, 2013 at 21:51