Movement and Migration: The Gold Nugget That Launched the Gold Rush

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History
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Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
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Movement and Migration: The Gold Nugget That Launched the Gold Rush

Classroom Material

This teacher’s resource challenges students to think about the gold nugget that began the California gold rush as a valuable resource for understanding westward expansion and the idea of Manifest Destiny. It includes a preliminary activity intended to introduce students to doing history with objects…