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The California Gold Rush Cartoon 1849 (The Wild West)
2 mins 4th - 8th
There's gold in them thar hills! A short cartoon introduces middle schoolers to the California Gold Rush of 1849. The video encourages viewers to dig deeper and mine for a lode of information about gold mining, the 49ers, and the...
Discrimination Against Gold Rush Immigrants
4th - 5th CCSS: Designed
Immigration to the US has been a topic of discussion for many years. Inform your class about discrimination against immigrants during the Gold Rush with a short reading passage. After reading, class members answer five questions related...
Beyond the Gold—The Alaska Gold Rushes
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Inquiry, investigation, and research are the hallmarks of a lesson that asks class members to examine a variety of primary and secondary sources about the Alaskan gold rushes. Groups then present their findings in the form of a play, a...