What Was the Gold Rush?
In 1848, gold was discovered in California, attracting over 300,000 people from all over the world, some who struck it rich and many more who didn't. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking "forty-niners!" With black-and white illustrations and sixteen pages of photos, a nugget from history is brought to life!
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Exploration & Discovery Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 19th Century Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States
About this Author
Joan Holub is the author of other Who Was...? titles, including Who Was Marco Polo? and Who Was Babe Ruth?
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