The California Gold Rush and the coming of the Civil War /

It has always been understood that the 1848 discovery of gold in the Sierra Nevada influenced the battle over the admission of California to the Union. Now, historian Richards makes clear the links between the Gold Rush and many of the regional crises in the lead-up to the Civil War. Richards explai...

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Main Author: Richards, Leonard L.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Edition:1st ed.
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University of Illinois at Chicago

Location: Daley Library - Book Stacks

Call Number: F865 .R53 2007
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