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The Gold Rush. The Gold Rush. 1848 – Gold is found in the California hills. 1849 – Settlers from everywhere rush into California to mine and look for gold . . Immigration. From 1848-1855 300,000 people moved to California - Over 25,000 Chinese - Mexicans -Latin Americans -Europeans

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The gold rush1
The Gold Rush

  • 1848 – Gold is found in the California hills.

  • 1849 – Settlers from everywhere rush into California to mine and look for gold.


Immigration
Immigration

  • From 1848-1855 300,000 people moved to California

  • - Over 25,000 Chinese

  • - Mexicans

  • -Latin Americans

  • -Europeans

  • 92% Male



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