This California Gold Rush PowerPoint and graphic organizer is a fantastic, visually-engaging resource that covers everything your students need to know for US History!
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, and other successes
⭐ 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!
A printable guided notes outline worksheet AND cut & fold graphic organizer are both included for students to use as they follow along with the presentation.
Also included: a fully narrated "flipped classroom" video version of the entire presentation that you can have students watch with the notes pages!
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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