A short history of the California 1849 Gold Rush
Gold! The cry went up from Sutter’s Mill and brought tens of thousands stampeding into California from the four corners of the world.
The California Gold Rush was the largest migration of people to California, with Coloma, CA at the center, and started California on the road to what it is today.
The first argonauts were from California, the Native Americans, and people from Oregon. Then came the Chinese, South Americans from as far away as Peru...