Gold Rush of California Lesson
This fantastic, visually-engaging lesson resource includes 16 slides that cover everything your students need to know about the California Gold Rush!
Each slide features a picture, map, or graphic to help your students focus. The notes are simple and easy to follow, while also being a comprehensive overview of the California Gold Rush.
Specific topics, people, and events covered include:
• Sutter's Mill
• Trails and routes to the West
• Chinese immigrants
• Samuel Brannan, J.A. Folger, & Levi Strauss
• Statehood for California
• The Comestock Lode
• ... and more!
This is a truly excellent resource for teaching about the Gold Rush and will definitely help your students understand all of the key concepts!
For more great resources for this unit, see this Manifest Destiny Lesson
or this Manifest Destiny and American Expansion Unit Bundle
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