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The quest for California's gold

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Rosen Pub. Group,
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1st ed.
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IL: MG - BL: 4.9 - AR Pts: 0.5
Nothing was more fundamental to the myth of the American West than the idea of making a fortune. In 1849, thousands would leave behind jobs and families to travel out West in the hopes of finding gold. Most would discover instead great hardship and disappointment. Their arrival would permanently alter the physical landscape of California and the future of the United States. Today, the American West owes much of its present to the history of these fortune hunters and their willingness to sacrifice for a dream.
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Full title quest for california s gold
Author burger james p
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Last Update 2018-04-18 14:30:11PM
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subject_facet California -- Gold discoveries, California -- History -- 1846-1850, Frontier and pioneer life -- California
title_display The quest for California's gold
title_full The quest for California's gold / James P. Burger
title_short The quest for California's gold
topic_facet Frontier and pioneer life, Gold discoveries, History