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Gold Rush and Riches

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"In 1848, carpenter James Marshall made a chance discovery that would change the face of the American West. That discovery: a few shiny flakes-of gold in a riverbed he was digging. Within a year 800,000 gold-seekers from all over the world were on their way to California, and the Gold Rush was on. This book covers the entire period of the boom-and-bust of one of the greatest expansion periods in US history-from the dangers of the journey, to the rough and tumble of the mining settlements, the day-to-day life of a miner and ...

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Gold Rush and Riches
2011, Kingfisher, New York

ISBN-13: 9780753465844

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Gold Rush and Riches
2011, Kingfisher, New York

ISBN-13: 9780753465127

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