Essays Tagged: "Gold Rush"

San Fransisco - developed into a thriving American city. Speaks of the economical and cultural development

After the gold rush of '49 San Francisco was California. With the mass of unexpected settlers pouring into the ... '49 San Francisco was California. With the mass of unexpected settlers pouring into the mysterious gold pot, California. San Francisco offered everything they needed for a great city. It had perfect ... ity' snapped California from an undeveloped portion of Mexico into a thriving American city.In 1848 gold was found in (now) Sacramento. By 1849 word was out and every one with a need for money and a s ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Title is Nature and Nurture. Call of the Wild, written by Jack London, a story about a dog, Buck. He changes from a domestic dog to a wild dog. Both nature and nurture have a strong effect on him.

by his master. But life is not always a picnic. When it is the end of 19th century, there comes the gold rush. Big dogs are tremendously wanted for exploring in the North. For Buck, his cozy and happy ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Commercial Fish Stock in Trouble North Pacific Sockeye Salmon

e industry shifted from the export of salted fishto large-scale canning of Pacific salmon after the gold rush of 1860s. At the turn of the century, theabundance of salmon far exceeded the industry's c ...

(10 pages) 124 0 3.5 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Levi Strauss

trousers. For several years he traveled the hills selling his jeans to farmers. In 1853 (during the gold rush) he moved with his brother in law,David Stern, to the mining towns lured not by the prospe ... mining towns lured not by the prospect of gold but of selling his cloth to miners who were lured by gold. Straus and Stern ended up selling so much fabric on the way there that all they had left was t ...

(3 pages) 109 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Impact of the Gold Rush on Native Americans and Mexican Americans (email me for the bibliography!)

When the cry of "gold!" in early 1848 echoed through the mountains of California, the Native Americans should have ru ... e run for the hills. By 1850, a flood of white settlers swarmed into the west filled with dreams of gold and prosperity. It was the single greatest migration of people in a shortest amount of time. Th ... story; the Native American population was decimated as human rights were cast aside in a thirst for gold. The pursuit of wealth has always come at the expense of subjugated groups throughout history, ...

(10 pages) 143 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

David Oppenheimer the Father of Vancouver

penheimer brothers came to California and opened up several of their own stores to trade goods with gold miners, much like most Jewish immigrants to North America at that time. Soon one of the brother ... igrants to North America at that time. Soon one of the brothers Charles Oppenheimer heard about the gold rush in British Columbia and went to investigate, in a year the rest of the brothers joined him ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Book report of The Call Of The Wild, by Jack London

d can endure the and the law of the club, the law of the fang, and the laws of nature.At this time, gold had been found in Alaska, and thousands of men were going there. This Gold Rush in the Yukon an ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pearl Harbor and the Yellow Peril-Japanese Discrimination

ricultural laborers burgeoned. The Chinese flocked to America in search of opportunities during the Gold Rush, particularly because China experienced widespread poverty during that time. Thus, Asian i ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Gold Rush

The gold rush played a major part in the development of the labor union. In those days, unions were need ...

(1 pages) 400 0 1.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Buddhism in Australia.

t certain contact with Buddhism can be dated to 1848, when Chinese labourers arrived to work on the goldfields of eastern Australia. The beliefs of these men were predominantly Taoist/Confucian, but t ... ound to contain remnants of Mahayana Buddhist statues. Most of these men returned to China when the gold rush ended, but some stayed in Australia, often after sending for a wife from China. While the ...

(10 pages) 35 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Populist Party.

monopolies had the least effect because they didn't affect the farmers on a regular basis.After the gold rush of '49 it had been more profitable for silver miners to sell outside the government at mar ... c Party, who had Bryan nominated. Bryan had made the speech saying not to crucify as on a "cross of gold" urging for free silver. The Populist Party feared that if they didn't side with the democrats ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Gold Rush Influence on Western America.

d a sawmill to provide lumber for Sutter's empire. On January 24th, 1848, James Marshall discovered gold in the river that they were working near. Marshall brought the gold back to Sutter's fort to te ... king near. Marshall brought the gold back to Sutter's fort to test the metal. They concluded it was gold and within weeks the Gold Rush of California brought people from all around. Sam Brannan, a San ...

(6 pages) 58 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Manifest Destiny - This paper focuses on Richard Henry Dana who wrote the book, "Two Years Before Mast," and the books influence on America to expand westward.

h account of life on the California coast, territory of the Mexican government, a decade before the Gold Rush had struck. Dana documents stops at the ports of Monterey, San Pedro, San Diego, Santa Bar ... ity. Dana's Two Years Before the Mast became a world-wide bestseller in 1849, when the discovery of gold hit California. Dana's book described California, the country that appealed to the entire world ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Hardships Faced by Jackie Lee

to Jacky's life making the crops dry and dead.Some men from Jacky's area had visited Canada for the gold and his elder cousin was one of them who had gone during the gold rush in the mountains. After ...

(4 pages) 13 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Grunge: The Sound of Seattle

d Mud Honey, who would also go on to dominate the music scene of the early nineties. This created a gold rush for big record companies, who previously would never have bothered to go to Seattle to sig ...

(21 pages) 43 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The California Gold Rush

PrologueGold, from the Old English word Gelos. Its is the most prized element in the world. It's Periodic el ... . It's Periodic element name is Au, which was derived from the Latin word Aurora, "shining down." '[Gold] was prized by all the earliest of civilizations--Egyptian, Minoan, Assyrian, Etruscan--and cra ... and crafted by them into wondrous shapes that survived the millennia.'[1]The beauty and scarcity of gold, led many to search for the valuable ore. In the struggle to succeed and find wealth, many woul ...

(12 pages) 71 0 1.5 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Call of the Wild" by Jack London

destiny is widely considered to be his masterpiece. Set mostly in the Yukon during the time of the Gold Rush, in the late 19th century, The Call of the Wild is a heartfelt survival story.The Call of ... ed Buck. He is stolen from his home in the Santa Clara Valley of California, and taken to the Yukon gold fields to be a sled dog. This story tells the life of Buck as he is passed from owner to owner. ...

(2 pages) 14 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alcatraz island

n operation today, and mostimportantly, to show why it was built in the first place. When the great Gold Rush of1849 first started, California grew from what would be considered a small, unpopulatedst ... dstate, into what it is now. California is now one of the most populated states and itwasmostly the gold rush that brought attention to California. As the government saw all ofthis happening, they rea ...

(15 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Unification of Colonial British Columbia with the Confederation of Canada_edited

he Confederation offered them the best option, thus winning their support.In 1858, the discovery of gold along the Fraser River brought thousands of miners and economic prosperity to the Fraser River ... rowth of economy. James Douglas, the then Governor of B.C. borrowed vast amounts of money using the gold revenue to expand roads, bridges, communities, and government services along the Fraser River a ...

(7 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Unacknowledged Heroes, The Reid Family

all Irish immigrants the success they wished for, like that of "Leadville Johnny" Brown in the 1849 Gold Rush or John Daniel Crimmins, whose construction company built much of New York City in the 180 ... (Reid).They arrived in Manhattan, New York around 1860 expecting to step onto sidewalks paved with gold since previous friends and family had gossiped about the splendors America contained (Reid). Co ...

(8 pages) 942 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies