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Days of '49: "I've Been Toiling Hard for the Last Two And a Half Years"

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Students trace the stages of gold mining in California. They discuss the life of a gold miner and how the discovery of gold influenced towns and cities in California during the 1949 Gold Rush.

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6th - 11th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
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Project-Based Learning
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