The Californian Gold Rush Cause and Effect Essay by supercalifragilistic

The Californian Gold Rush
This paper presents an overview of the Californian gold rush and how it influenced the course of growth and development in the region.
# 96501 | 1,482 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 10, 2007 in History (U.S. Before 1865)

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The paper discusses how the discovery of gold in 1848 and the subsequent influx of thousands of people into the region created the foundations and the special character of California today. The paper relates that many historians see the Californian gold rush as having an extensive national as well as regional influence.

A Brief Overview
The Effect on the Development Growth of California

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "California." The Columbia Encyclopedia. 6th ed. 2004.
  • Color in the River. World and I; 3/1/1999
  • Edwards, Bob. MORNING EDITION from NPR News Host. 09-08-2000.
  • "Gold Rush." The Columbia Encyclopedia. 6th ed. 2004..
  • Kyle, Douglas E. "Rush for Riches: Gold Fever and the Making of California." California History Spring 2004: 72+.

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