California's Golden History: 1848-1880

Using a variety of online resources, learners study life and society in California during the gold rush. They use a map to identify area where gold was located, explore pre-selected websites, describe mining practices, and create an advertisement to the transcontinental railroad. All these activities culminate in a portfolio and an interesting essay.

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