Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Australian Gold Rush Key Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The first person to find Gold in Australia EdwardHargraves
A phrase shouted when someone found gold Eureka
People who came from other countries to mine for gold migrants
A tool used to find gold in creeks and rivers pan
Tool used for digging Shovel
Miners didn't want to get caught without a... licence
Another name for a miner Digger
People that are from China Chinese
What miners slept in tent
Before becoming a nation, Australia was made up of... colonies
A place where people established a community settlement
What town was gold first discovered in Australia Ophir
When did the first gold rush occur in Australia. 185__ (in words) one
The gold rush boosted Australia's __________ (wealth) economy
A large amount of money or assets fortune
The process of searching and digging for gold mining
A district or area in which miners continue to search for gold goldfield
Most common meat eaten at the goldfields mutton
A small gold piece was often called a gold _______ nugget
Most common measurement unit used when weighing gold ounce
Another word for panning sifting

Gold Rush Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Alluvial
Bathurst
Carat
Claim
Colony
Cradle
Digging
Discovery
Dredging
Eureka
Gold
Goldfever
Goldfields
Hargraves
Licence
Migrated
Miners
Nugget
Pan
Panning
Prospecting
Rich
Rush
Shaft
Squatter
Stockade
Wealth

California Gold Rush Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Australian Gold Rush Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

australia
colony
convicts
diggers
discovery
eureka
fortune
gold
goldfields
men
miners
rush
settlers
shillings
travel
women

Sovereign Hill, Gold Rush Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ballarat
bushrangers
Chinese
convicts
crime
dangerous
democracy
digging
eureka
explosive
field
gold
gold fever
gold rush
grams
horse
immigrants
justice
luck
mineral
miners
mines
nugget
ounce
panning
police
pound
poverty
rock
shaft
sovereign hill
stockade
tents
wealth
weight
welcome stranger

gold rush history mr aitken Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The ......... Rush Gold
The place of the Australian Gold Rush Bathurst
A technique to find gold using a pan. Panning
People who live in China. Chinese
What diggers do. DIG
a deep narrow vertical hole, or sometimes a horizontal tunnel, that gives access to a mine Mineshaft
The ............ Stockade. Eureka
The act of being racist. [Being steriotypical to another race.] Racism
The person who started the Australian Gold Rush. Edward Hargaves
A person who mines for a living. Miner
Tiny pieces of gold Specks
Something you needed to be able to mine for the gold in the Gold Rush licence
Big pieces of gold Nuggets
An illegal alcohol shop. Grog Shanty
district in which gold is found Goldfields

Australian Gold Fields Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Rich
Fools gold
Law
Panning
Digging
Eureka Stockade
stockade
License
Mining
Goldfield
Australia
Gold

gold rush history mr aitken Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A person who mines. miner
A significant even that happend in 1851. Gold Rush
The ................ Stockade Eureka
One of the teqniques used to find gold. Nuggeting
People who are from China. Chinese
South east area of Australia. Victoria
Tiny pieces of gold. Specks
What a digger does. Digging
Another word for panning. Tin washing
Being disgraceful to another race racism

Australian Goldrush Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

In what town was gold first discovered in Australia Ophir
What was the most common way people travelled to the goldfields Walking
Name a type of tent made of bark that miners lived in Barkgunyah
What was the most common meat eaten on the goldfields Mutton
What mining technique involved water and a pan Panning
A piece of mining equipment that starts with C Cradle
Common lung condition miners often had Pneumonia
Popular entertainers on the gold fields Clowns
What sort of hats did the Chinese miners wear Coolie
What stockade occurred in 1854 Eureka

California Gold Rush Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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