California Gold Rush

California is the most populous U.S. state. It is the third-largest state by land area, and is known for its varied climate and geography as well as its diverse population. In the 18th century California was part of the Spanish Empire, later becoming part of Mexico, who then ceded it to the United States after the Mexican War.

The California Gold Rush began in 1848,opening the region toa large influx of people and an economic boom. In the early 20th century Los Angeles became the center of the entertainment industry,and an important tourist area. Along with California's prosperous agricultural industry, other industries include aerospace, petroleum, and computer and information technology. California ranks among the ten largest economies in the world. If it was a separate country, it would be 34th among the most populous countries, just behind Poland.

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All That Glitters
Perspectives on History Series
by Phyllis Raybin Emert
from History Compass
Historical Non-fiction for 6th-9th grade
in California Gold Rush (Location: G4C-HIS)
$7.95
California Gold Rush
from Troll Associates
for 6th-10th grade
in American Heritage Junior Library (Location: VIN-AHJL)
Captain Bayley's Heir
by G. A. Henty
from Robinson Curriculum
Historical Fiction for 6th-10th grade
in G. A. Henty Books (Location: FIC-HEN)
Captain Bayley's Heir
by G. A. Henty
from Robinson Curriculum
Historical Fiction for 6th-10th grade
in G. A. Henty Books (Location: FIC-HEN)
Captain Bayley's Heir
by G. A. Henty
from Hurst
Historical Fiction for 6th-10th grade
in G. A. Henty Books (Location: FIC-HEN)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Captain, My Captain
by Deborah Meroff
from Inheritance Publications
Historical Fiction for 8th-10th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
Gold Rush Dogs
by Claire Rudolf Murphy, Jane G. Haigh
from Alaska Northwest Books
for 4th-9th grade
in California Gold Rush (Location: G4C-HIS)
$5.50 (1 in stock)
Jessie Benton Fremont
by Marguerite Higgins
from Beautiful Feet Books
for 4th-9th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$11.86
Making of American California
by Dorothy Dimmick
from Beautiful Feet Books
for 6th-9th grade
in California Gold Rush (Location: G4C-HIS)
$18.95
Stories of Young Pioneers
by Violet T. Kimball
from Mountain Press
Historical Non-fiction for 6th-11th grade
in Pioneer & Frontier Life (Location: HIS-19CAPIO)
$14.00
This was Mining in the West
by David W. Pearson
Second Edition; First Printing from Schiffer
for 6th-Adult
in Industry & Trade (Location: G6D-HIS)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
We Were There with the California Forty-Niners
We Were There #9
by Stephen Holt
from Grosset & Dunlap
for 5th-9th grade
in We Were There Series (Location: VIN-WWT)