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U.S. History - Western Expansion - The California Gold Rush

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178 MB|44 pages
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This project is designed to allow students to create a 10-page booklet showing the history of the California Gold Rush. Areas covered in the reading include:

1 - Early American settlers
2 - The Donner Party
3 - The discovery of gold
4 - The impact on San Francisco
5 - Types of mining
6 - Life in mining camps
7 - Environmental damage
8 - The impact on Native Americans
9 - The impact on California.

Included in the zip file are pdf and ppt version of:

1 - Instruction & Reading Sheets.
2 - Question Sheets.
3 - Regular & Modified Booklet Sheets.
4 - Poster Sheets.
5 - Picture Sheets.
6 - A Crossword.
7 - Maps.
8 - Example of Student Work.
9 - A PowerPoint Presentation

The number of pages in this product includes a large number of modified and alternate worksheets as well as possible enrichment resources.

This sheet is also included as part of a larger unit file covering the history of the United States during the period of Western Expansion.

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/US-History-Western-Expansion-Complete-Unit-455987
Total Pages
44
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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