What Was the Gold Rush?

What Was the Gold Rush?


Illustrator: Tim Tomkinson

Format
Ebook
Price
$5.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781101610299
  • 112 Pages
  • Grosset & Dunlap
  • 8-12 years

Overview

In 1848, gold was discovered in California, attracting over 300,000 people from all over the world, some who struck it rich and many more who didn’t. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking "forty-niners!" With black-and white illustrations and sixteen pages of photos, a nugget from history is brought to life!

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