Forty Niners Gold Rush

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Forty Niners Gold Rush
On January 24 1848 when James W. Marshall found gold at Sutter 's Mill in the town of Coloma located in California. Then when the word got out everyone from around the world rushed to California to try to strike it rich in search of gold. The people that rushed to California were later referred to the Forty Niners. The Forty Niners contributed to the Economy by populating the state of California. Not only did around 300,000 people come to California to mine gold. Towns and cities grew where the gold was. A lot of people made money selling mining gear to the people who came to mine gold. There needed to be banks, food stores, and supplies stores where the gold was, So town 's got created from gold mining. That is how
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