Gold Miners

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  • Intro to paragraph, if not main group mention the main group and how it links, Gold miners unlike...... settled populations in the Far West.
  • Discovery of gold in California in 1848, number of emigrants skyrocketed.
  • 1837 economic depression, push factor to west.
  • Most important because brought large groups of people to the west and even established states like California, stamping Federal influence on the area.
  • Improved U.S economy, development of infrastructure, on wilderness, led to creation of economic powerhouses like San Francisco.
  • Pull factor to prospective emigrants as they had…


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