Immigrants To Get To California During The California Gold Rush

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During the gold rush many Americans cross the country to get to California. Many of whom died along the way. Because of this there should be a memorial to remember them by. For without them America wouldn’t be as it is today. The hardships during the journey were many. Savages, robbers, and disease are just a few to be worried about down the long road. One miss step, one wrong choice, and you could end up with nothing. Even if you were careful you could still meet misfortune. There were vast plains that gave your animals plenty of food. There were fast rapids that they had to cross in order for them to get to California. The rushing rapids were very hard to cross. The ground within the rapids were like quicksand. Grabbing hold of everything

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