Life During The Gold Rush


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People who trekked out to California after learning gold had been found didnt often strike it rich. Instead, they were greeted with poor living conditions, bad food, and lots of time to sift through gravel for something shiny. This book not only introduces readers to the circumstances of the gold rush, but also augments the social studies curriculum with surprising facts about the time period and the forty-niners lives. Detailed photographs and illustrations of life in California gold country will engage readers on their journey through the goldfields, while fascinating fact boxes invite them into the lives of immigrant and American fortune seekers.
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    Format: Default Title
    Genre: Non Fiction
    Guided Reading Level: M
    Series: What You Didn't Know About History
    ISBN-13: 9781433984303
    Sub Genre: History

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