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California Gold Rush Crossword

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He was the first to find gold James Marshall
The news of gold saturated the country, people from near and far traveled in search of tapping into the riches of gold! People left high paying jobs to mine for gold, it eventually became known as…. Gold Fever
The easiest way to discover gold in the sand panning
Name for the people who panned for gold Gold prospectors
Long wooden frames used for searching through large amounts of gravel and soil sluices
What percent of the miners were men 97
These were used for shelter by the minors tents
A disease that spread from the dirty water and living conditions. cholera
This man’s entrepreneurial path started by selling canvas tents to the prospectors. This then led to a hired seamstress to help miners sew knees of pants that had worn out from a hard days work. The canvas was switched to denim. Levi Strauss
How much gold was harvested by 1960 in California 500 million
State where THIS gold rush took place California
What year did the California gold rush take place? 1848
Conflict arose with the _____ when the settlers approached California Native Americans
People who went to California looking for Gold in 1849 FortyNiners
These grew near all the major mining sites. Eventually a bunch of restaurants, hotels, and other places were built in order to accommodate the miners. Boom Towns
Where gold was first discovered in 1848; marked the beginning of the Gold Rush Sutters Mill
Steamships and railroads were used as _______ during the gold rush Transportation
What two things were miners forced to create when they arrived in California Laws and government
What could a miner do if he felt mistreated by a group of miners? Call camp meeting
A large migration of people to a newly discovered gold field gold rush
A soft yellow malleable ductile metallic element that California miners were in search for gold
Who was the president of America during the California gold rush? James Polk
The act of searching for precious minerals in the earth mining
A seam-like deposit containing metallic ore Iode
A lump or mass of gold nugget
A descriptive phrase used by a miner who strikes gold paydirt
The first migrants to arrive were those from lands accessible by _____. Boat
The Gold Rush undoubtedly sped up California’s admission to the Union as the ___state. 31
By the end of the decade, California’s population was_______. 380000
California officially became a US state because of what compromise? Compromise of 1850

GOLD RUSH Word Search

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California Gold Rush Crossword

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the main vein of ore in a deposit motherlode
sawmill where gold was found, beginning the gold rush Sutters Mill
the act of extracting ores or coal from the Earth mining
town in California where gold was first found Coloma
area that undergoes rapid economic and population growth Boomtown
gold rush participant Fortyniner
seizing another's claim of land, especially for mineral rights claimjumping
one of the most valuable minerals gold
the person who discovered gold in California James Marshall
a cry of joy or satisfaction when one discovers something eureka
31st State in the US California
container used to separate gravel from gold pan

minerals and mining Word Search

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Gold Rush Word Search

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California
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Energy resources Crossword

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1. A ferrous mineral Manganese
1.found in placer deposit Gold
3.Raw material for cement industry Limestone
3. iron ore mined in bailadila Hematite
5. Finest iron ore with magnetic properties Magnetite
5.highest quality hard coal Anthracite
6.indispensable for electrical industry Mica
6.aluminium is obtained from this ore Bauxite
7.geological age of coal found in north east india Tertiary
7.khetri mines are famous for this materiel Copper
5.formed due to evaporation Gypsum
5. Formed in veins and lodes Tin

The Australian Gold Rush Crossword

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The ____________ Stockade Eureka
People that are from China Chinese
Type of mining tool sluice
People that came from other countries to Australia to mine for gold Migrants
Used to find Gold in creeks and rivers pan
Miners didn't want to ge caught without this Permit
People that found a lot of fortune were very lucky
Another name for a miner digger
The first person to find Gold Edward Hargraves
What miners slept in tents
They used ___________ to keep warm fires
If you got caught you would get a fine
tool used for digging shovel

Gold Rush Word Search

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Gold Rush Word Search

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Mining and Mineral Resources Word Search

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