White American Settlers In California

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After the Mexican cession many settlers came to California. Some were looking for gold or freedom. They were white Americans, slaves from the south, Chinese, and the Mexicans and Indians that were already on the land. The white Americans were looking for gold. Slaves from the south were looking for freedom. The Chinese wanted gold, but instead got put to work in mines and they did not receive any gold. The Mexicans and Indians that were already there were normally murdered or died from starvation. The Mexicans and Indians were murdered for their land and possessions. They starved because of being kicked off their land and not having any money or source of income. Their land was took by white Americans and others that were looking to settle.
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