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"These are some questions on one of the largest migrations of all times, the California gold rush. I hope you will enjoy this! :-)"
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What date was gold discovered in California?
31 February, 1832
11 December, 2001
Who discovered gold?
Jedidiah Strong Smith
Who was one of the most successful entrepreneurs and was known for his wonderful idea of making blue jeans during the gold rush?
Alvin Ailey Dance
James Lawson Conrad
What mountain range in the U.S. lies immediately to the east of the mining area?
Where was gold discovered?
Ships going to the mines were anchored in San Diego Bay.
People from other parts of the world were not allowed to mine gold in California.
What was the common punishment for people who stole gold that was not theirs?
there was no punishment
there are hanged
they had their ears chopped off
put in jail
What were people called who came to California to mine?
The favorite expression of the miners was "By the great horn spoon!".
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