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The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by ... By 1869 railroads were built across the country from California to the eastern United States. At its peak, technological .... By the end of 1848, some 6,000 Argonauts had come to California. Only a small number (probably fewer ...


A gold rush is a new discovery of gold that brings an onrush of miners seeking their fortune. .... In South Africa, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush in the Transvaal was important to that country's history, leading to the founding of Johannesburg and ...


The great California gold rush began on January 24, 1848, when James W. ... to California from elsewhere in the United States and from other countries.


The California gold rush was a defining moment in the history of westward migration ... Many immigrant groups, especially the Chinese, began coming to the United ... (1839-1842), the country was open to foreign trade and foreign domination.


This is Gold Country, where, starting in 1849, a reef of gold-bearing quartz . ... During California's Gold Rush, over 25 million ounces of gold were mined from the ...


For all this adventure and more, the Gold Country has your number—and your ... of historic artifacts, this park presents the Gold Rush in living, breathing color.


The California Gold Rush of 1849 on Coloma, California | After James Marshall discovered gold in ... No towns or roads existed in the gold country. ... By the 1850s miners were coming from places all over the world—Britain, Europe, China, ...


Nov 10, 2015 ... Tourists prepare to ride a historical stagecoach in "living gold-rush town" ... Its main drag is a stretch of the Gold Country Highway (aka California State Route 49), ... I find it comes with a balcony that looks out over Main Street.


At the news of the gold discovery a steady immigration commenced which continued ... to realize how welcome were the Chinese who first came to the country. .... The word itself comes from two Chinese words, “koo” meaning to rent, and “lee” ...


GOLD RUSH COUNTRY is Southern California's premier hi-energy ... holler their enthusiasm to the band and each other as the hits keep coming all night long.