WONDER #2810: What Was the California Gold Rush?
Question 1 of 3
After the Mexican-American War, California became which of the following?
- a state
- a territory
- an incorporated area
- a province
Question 2 of 3
This Wonder was mainly about . . .
- learning about geographic areas where one is likely to find gold
- the history of the California Gold Rush and how it affected the land and its people
- taxes levied by the government on immigrants
- native american tribes of the western United States
Question 3 of 3
The California Gold Rush began when James Marshall found gold at which of the following locations?
- San Francisco
- Sutter’s Mill
- the Golden State
- Sacramento County
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