California Gold Rush
California Gold Rush Facts
In 1852, exactly 7 of the 11,794 Chinese residents of California were women. In 1850, 92 percent of California's population was male. When gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill in January 1848, Cali...
"Gold! Gold! Gold from the American River!" "California presented to people a new model for the American dream—one where the emphasis was on the ability to take risks, the willingness to gamb...
Non-Indian population of California in 1846: less than 8,000 Number of migrants to California between 1848 and 1854: more than 300,000 Non-Indian population of California in 1846: less than 8,000 N...
Initial Public Offering (in the stock market)
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