Canadian Gold Rush Activity
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Students explore the importance of the Gold Rush which established British Columbia in 1871.
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Wells Fargo History Museum: Curriculum Guide
Learn about the California Gold Rush from an institution that has been in place since the early days of the American West: Wells Fargo History Museum. From domain-specific vocabulary review to group research projects, an expansive packet...
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Splendide Californie French Artists’ Impressionsof the Golden State, 1786-1900
There is a lot to learn from art. This teacher's guide provides you with extensive background information, activities, and a scripted commentary to accompany a slide show on French artists in California during the Gold Rush Period. The...
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"An Apron Full of Gold:" California Gold Rush
Students examine the impact California Gold Rush on families. In this California history instructional activity, students analyze images, letters, and documents from the era to determine how the families were changed by the Gold...
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8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Adventure Begins: "Boys I Believe I Have Found a Gold Mine!"
Pupils view and discuss historical documents regarding Native Americans and Californians prior to the gold rush in the 1940's. They complete a variety of activities designed to show what they have learned from these sources and class...
7th - 11th Social Studies & History
Economic Spotter: Supply and Demand at the Gold Rush
Students examine the role of supply and demand during the Gold Rush. In groups, they predict price increases when using different scenerios. They use the internet to complete an interactive activity. They also answer discussion...
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