Klondike Gold Rush In Mark Twain's The Call Of The Wild

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“Alaska Gold Klondike Gold were many people saying in during the Klondike Goldrush.” The Klondike gold rush was the rush of 1898, hundreds of thousands of people rushed there to become rich. Only a few thousand of the hundreds of thousands became rich and others were poor and some died of the harsh weather. The trip to the area where gold was found was one of the harshest trails ever. There were two paths 40 mils or 30-mile paths one with mountains in the way and another with thin ice and more. These trips would take weeks and months. The book Call Of the Wild tells the story of Buck, a muscular dog stolen from his home in Santa Clara Valley, California and sold as a sled dog in Canada’s Yukon territory during the gold rush of the 1890s. Buck shows a growth mindset and adaptability many times throughout the book Call of the Wild; he shows it when he learns to steal and not starve, he learns how to change his body to survive, and learns to complete loyalty. …show more content…

Buck is on the trail to Klondike and Buck is starving because of his low ration of food compared to living with Judge Miller. So Buck learns to and how to steal food by watching Pike. “He watched and learned when he saw Pike stealthily steal bacon from Francois pouch and followed it himself,” says Jack Londen (22). This shows that he learns very easily and Buck needed to have a growth mindset to survive those harsh situations. This supports my thesis because this was Buck first steps into changing into a growth mindset. He also shows a growth mindset in many other ways like adapting to the

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