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Introduction to the California Gold Rush

Introduction to the California Gold Rush
Introduction to the California Gold Rush
Introduction to the California Gold Rush
Introduction to the California Gold Rush
Product Description
This five activity introduction to the Gold Rush serves as a great hook for your unit on the Gold Rush. The activities include

1) Looking at a San Francisco, CA census covering the years 1800-1900
2) Hypothesizing how the United States may be different without westward expansion
3) Brainstorming uses for gold
4) Hypothesizing how some California locations got their name
5) Making a decision based on a scenario where students can move west and possibly strike it rich, or stay on the East coast

Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
N/A
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