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The California Gold Rush cartoon 1849 (The Wild West)
Not many Americans lived in California, but that soon changed. By 1849 thousands upon thousands of people arrived in search of gold. Support the cartoons on patreon: https://www.patreon.com/simplehistory?ty=c Get your copy of Simple History: The Wild West today! https://www.amazon.com/Simple-History-Wild-Daniel-Turner/dp/153916036X/ Simple history gives you the facts, simple! See the book collection here: Amazon USA http://www.amazon.com/Daniel-Turner/e/B00H5TYLAE/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1457289367&sr=8-1 Amazon UK http://www.amazon.co.uk/Daniel-Turner/e/B00H5TYLAE/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1457289367&sr=8-1 http://www.simplehistory.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/Simple-History-549437675141192/ https://twitter.com/simple_guides Credit: Narrator: Chris Kane http://ckvox.com/ Animation: Daniel Turner CJ Boucher artwork: Daniel Turner Music: One Fine Day
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Ghost Towns of the American Gold Rush - 4576
#ghosttowns #goldrush #gold The wildest and fastest American era that ever was... Men left their homes, wives, children, and their jobs, and raced West in a mad rush to find a pot-of-gold at the end of the rainbow. Towns sprang up overnight, along with banks, general stores, boarding houses, saloons, all of which were filled with prospectors, hustlers, gamblers, and outlaws. Some came to mine gold. Others came to mine the miners. Men and women lived fast, full, often reckless lives, and when rumors of new strikes arose, many picked up their stakes and moved on with the possibility of a better tomorrow someplace else. Left behind in their wake were empty buildings and silent streets. This documentary brings to life eleven ghost towns. Some are completely deserted, while others are actually still alive, though, they are operating as unique places that people can visit and witness what a ghost town was like back in the 19th century. It is all here; a collection of anecdotes and history of America's past, gone but never forgotten. A few towns even allow visitors to pan for gold! Included Are: Coloma, CA Grass Valley, CA Murphys, CA Virginia City, NV Sutro, NV Bodie, CA Buckskin Joe, CO Lake City, CO Bannack, MT Vulture City, AZ Mogollon, NM
Views: 5322 Questar Entertainment
America the Story of Us: Gold Rush | History
Discover how the Gold Rush led to the creation of California. Own America: The Story of Us on DVD or Blu-ray! http://www.shophistorystore.com/ HISTORY®, now reaching more than 98 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive, and entertaining manner across all platforms. The network’s all-original programming slate features a roster of hit series, epic miniseries, and scripted event programming. Visit us at HISTORY.com for more info.
Views: 227168 HISTORY
Gold Mountain: The True Story of the BC Gold Rush
In the late 1800s, before Canada was even a country, an influx of Chinese immigrants came to the B.C. region in search of gold. What they found instead would build communities and pathways for future Chinese-Canadians. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TELUS STORYHIVE supports compelling, original stories told by filmmakers from BC and Alberta by providing production funding, training and exposure to new audiences. Find out more - http://www.storyhive.com/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Connect with us: STORYHIVE Twitter - https://twitter.com/storyhive STORYHIVE Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/storyhive STORYHIVE Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/storyhive/
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The Gold Rush | California History [ep.5]
This is part 5 of a series on California history, specifically cover the Gold Rush of 1848-1860. Click here to see start the series from the beginning: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjnwpaclU4wUD7y8912ViyAtGfraKi9ru ------------------------------------------------------------ references: Bancroft, Hubert Howe. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. 39 Vols. San Francisco, Calif.: The History Company, 1890. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_Howe_Bancroft#Published_works Boessenecker, John. Badge and Buckshot: Lawlessness in Old California. Norman: University of Oklahoma, 1988. https://amzn.to/2NGretz Boessenecker, John. “California Bandidos.” Southern California Quarterly 80, i4 (Dec. 1, 1998) 419-434. Boessenecker, John. Gold Dust & Gunsmoke: Tales of Gold Rush Outlaws, Gunfighters, Lawmen, and Vigilantes. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1999. https://amzn.to/2JdmTL1 Burns, John and Richard Orsi, editors. Taming the Elephant: Politics, Government, and Law in Pioneer California. San Francisco: California Historical Society, 2003. https://amzn.to/2NEaT8G Hall-Patton, Joseph. Pacifying Paradise: Violence and Vigilantism in San Luis Obispo. San Luis Obispo: California Polytechnic - San Luis Obispo thesis, 2016. http://www.digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/theses/1594/ Igler, David. Industrial Cowboys: Miller & Lux and the Transformation of the Far West, 1850-1920. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. https://amzn.to/2NFK7g8 Johnson, Susan Lee. Roaring Camp: The Social World of the California Gold Rush. New York: W.W. Norton, 2000. https://amzn.to/2NEFcMC Wilson, Lori. The Joaquin Band: The History behind the Legend. Lincoln: University of Nebraska, 2011. https://amzn.to/2NC1VsJ Special thanks to Mark Hall-Patton for proofreading this script ------------------------------------------------------------ SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE VIDEOS: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=CynicalCypher88 contribute to my Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/CynicalHistorian LET'S CONNECT: https://www.facebook.com/cynicalcypher88 https://twitter.com/Cynical_History ------------------------------------------------------------ Wiki: The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California.[1] The news of gold brought some 300,000 people to California from the rest of the United States and abroad.[2] The sudden influx of immigration and gold into the money supply reinvigorated the American economy, and California became one of the few American states to go directly to statehood, in the Compromise of 1850. The Gold Rush initiated the California Genocide, with 100,000 Native Californians dying between 1848 and 1868. By the time it ended, California had gone from a thinly populated ex-Mexican territory to the home state of the first nominee for the Republican Party. The effects of the Gold Rush were substantial. Whole indigenous societies were attacked and pushed off their lands by the gold-seekers, called "forty-niners" (referring to 1849). The first to hear confirmed information of the gold rush were the people in Oregon, the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), and Latin America, and they were the first to start flocking to the state in late 1848. Of the 300,000 people who came to America during the Gold Rush, approximately half arrived by sea and half came overland on the California Trail and the Gila River trail; forty-niners often faced substantial hardships on the trip. While most of the newly arrived were Americans, the Gold Rush attracted tens of thousands from Latin America, Europe, Australia, and China. Agriculture and ranching expanded throughout the state to meet the needs of the settlers. San Francisco grew from a small settlement of about 200 residents in 1846 to a boomtown of about 36,000 by 1852. Roads, churches, schools and other towns were built throughout California. In 1849 a state constitution was written. The new constitution was adopted by referendum vote, and the future state's interim first governor and legislature were chosen. In September, 1850, California became a state. At the beginning of the Gold Rush, there was no law regarding property rights in the goldfields and a system of "staking claims" was developed. Prospectors retrieved the gold from streams and riverbeds using simple techniques, such as panning. Although the mining caused environmental harm, more sophisticated methods of gold recovery were developed and later adopted around the world. New methods of transportation developed as steamships came into regular service. ------------------------------------------------------------ Hashtags: #History #California #GoldRush #1849 #49ers #fortyniners
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California Gold Rush of 1849
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History of the Great American Gold Rush
On this week's episode, Natalie takes you back to the great gold rush of America. Watch along as she explains the origin of this incredible metal and how it's used, how many traveled worldwide to mine it, and how it helped build cities like San Francisco. Subscribe to JTV: http://www.bit.ly/subscribejtv Check out JTV's Gemopedia: http://www.jtv.com/library/gemopedia JTV is one of the leading experts on gemstones and is the best source on YouTube for all things gem related. Featuring gem history, the science behind the stones, gemstones in pop culture, and much more, you too can become a gem expert by immersing yourself in JTV’s channel. Natalie, our host, is a Graduate Gemologist and an Applied Jewelry Professional. Website: https://www.jtv.com/gemstones Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jtvgems/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jewelry Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jtvgems Sisk Gemology Reference: http://www.jtv.com/sisk-gemology-reference.html
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The California Gold Rush Experience: Facts, Miners, Timeline, Towns (1998)
The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California. About the book: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0671255371/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0671255371&linkCode=as2&tag=tra0c7-20&linkId=e466e8af410d510aab178d97d3765afc The first to hear confirmed information about gold in California were residents of Oregon, the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), western Mexico, and Central America. They were the first to go there in late 1848. All told, the news of gold brought some 300,000 people to California from the rest of the United States and abroad. Of the 300,000, approximately half arrived by sea and half came overland from the east, on the California Trail and the Gila River trail. The gold-seekers, called "forty-niners" (as a reference to 1849), often faced substantial hardships on the trip. While most of the newly arrived were Americans, the Gold Rush attracted tens of thousands from Latin America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. At first, the gold nuggets could be picked up off the ground. Later, gold was recovered from streams and riverbeds using simple techniques, such as panning. More sophisticated methods were developed and later adopted elsewhere. At its peak, technological advances reached a point where significant financing was required, increasing the proportion of gold companies to individual miners. Gold worth tens of billions of today's dollars was recovered, which led to great wealth for a few. However, many returned home with little more than what they had started with. The effects of the Gold Rush were substantial. San Francisco grew from a small settlement of about 200 residents in 1846 to a boomtown of about 36,000 by 1852. Roads and other towns were built throughout California. In 1849 a state constitution was written, and a governor and legislature were chosen. California became a state as part of the Compromise of 1850. New methods of transportation developed as steamships came into regular service. By 1869 railroads were built across the country from California to the eastern United States. Agriculture and ranching expanded throughout the state to meet the needs of the settlers. At the beginning of the Gold Rush, there was no law regarding property rights in the goldfields and a system of "staking claims" was developed. The Gold Rush also resulted in attacks on Native Americans, who were forcibly removed from their lands. An estimated 100,000 California Indians died between 1848 and 1868, and some 4,500 of them were murdered. Gold mining also caused environmental harm to rivers and lakes. Overnight California gained the international reputation as the "golden state".[138] Generations of immigrants have been attracted by the California Dream. California farmers,[139] oil drillers,[140] movie makers,[141] airplane builders,[142] and "dot-com" entrepreneurs have each had their boom times in the decades after the Gold Rush.[143] The literary history of the Gold Rush is reflected in the works of Mark Twain (The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County), Bret Harte (A Millionaire of Rough-and-Ready), Joaquin Miller (Life Amongst the Modocs), and many others.[29][144] Included among the modern legacies of the California Gold Rush are the California state motto, "Eureka" ("I have found it"), Gold Rush images on the California State Seal,[145] and the state nickname, "The Golden State", as well as place names, such as Placer County, Rough and Ready, Placerville (formerly named "Dry Diggings" and then "Hangtown" during rush time), Whiskeytown, Drytown, Angels Camp, Happy Camp, and Sawyers Bar. The San Francisco 49ers National Football League team, and the similarly named athletic teams of California State University, Long Beach, are named for the prospectors of the California Gold Rush. In addition. the standard route shield of state highways in California is in the shape of a miner's spade to honor the California Gold Rush.[146][147] Today, aptly named State Route 49 travels through the Sierra Nevada foothills, connecting many Gold Rush-era towns such as Placerville, Auburn, Grass Valley, Nevada City, Coloma, Jackson, and Sonora.[148] This state highway also passes very near Columbia State Historic Park, a protected area encompassing the historic business district of the town of Columbia; the park has preserved many Gold Rush-era buildings, which are presently occupied by tourist-oriented businesses. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_gold_rush
Views: 6215 The Film Archives
The Gold Rush Was California's Shortcut to Statehood
In 1848, pioneer John Sutter and a carpenter named James Marshall discovered gold in a local stream, prompting a major gold rush. Just a year later, California would become America's 31st state. From: AERIAL AMERICA: Northern California http://bit.ly/29UgvuF
Views: 5197 Smithsonian Channel
Gold Rush of 1848 with John Sutter and James Marshall
Watch Rick and Jack recreate the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in California! Check us out at https://www.rarecollectiblestv.com/
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The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream: History, Facts (2002)
California's name became indelibly connected with the Gold Rush, and fast success in a new world became known as the "California Dream." About the book: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0385720882/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0385720882&linkCode=as2&tag=tra0c7-20&linkId=61cf5b04ca9e87b259f64408d8a5e27a California was perceived as a place of new beginnings, where great wealth could reward hard work and good luck. Historian H. W. Brands noted that in the years after the Gold Rush, the California Dream spread across the nation: “ The old American Dream ... was the dream of the Puritans, of Benjamin Franklin's "Poor Richard"... of men and women content to accumulate their modest fortunes a little at a time, year by year by year. The new dream was the dream of instant wealth, won in a twinkling by audacity and good luck. [This] golden dream ... became a prominent part of the American psyche only after Sutter's Mill.[151] ” Overnight California gained the international reputation as the "golden state".[152] Generations of immigrants have been attracted by the California Dream. California farmers,[153] oil drillers,[154] movie makers,[155] airplane builders,[156] and "dot-com" entrepreneurs have each had their boom times in the decades after the Gold Rush.[157] Included among the modern legacies of the California Gold Rush are the California state motto, "Eureka" ("I have found it"), Gold Rush images on the California State Seal,[158] and the state nickname, "The Golden State", as well as place names, such as Placer County, Rough and Ready, Placerville (formerly named "Dry Diggings" and then "Hangtown" during rush time), Whiskeytown, Drytown, Angels Camp, Happy Camp, and Sawyers Bar. The San Francisco 49ers National Football League team, and the similarly named athletic teams of California State University, Long Beach, are named for the prospectors of the California Gold Rush. In addition. the standard route shield of state highways in California is in the shape of a miner's spade to honor the California Gold Rush.[159][160] Today, aptly named State Route 49 travels through the Sierra Nevada foothills, connecting many Gold Rush-era towns such as Placerville, Auburn, Grass Valley, Nevada City, Coloma, Jackson, and Sonora.[161] This state highway also passes very near Columbia State Historic Park, a protected area encompassing the historic business district of the town of Columbia; the park has preserved many Gold Rush-era buildings, which are presently occupied by tourist-oriented businesses. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Gold_Rush
Views: 2513 The Film Archives
Discovering a lost gold mining claim in the California desert - Going Alone
I discovered this lost mining claim within a rock cairn atop an island of stone within the enormous flash flood plain called Siberia Wash. Imagine my surprise to look inside the rock pile and spot a metal tin secreted away within. Open this tin with me and find out what's inside. ---- My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have taken some time to share a little of The Good Life with me. I'm available on social media at the links below and can be reached via email at [email protected] Going Alone is an independent approach to living, uncovering what is real, and making peace with the facts of what is true no matter how the truth makes us feel. I upload at least one video a week for this series on my YouTube channel. The Good Life is a formulated plan of objectives and principals designed to help us live a more virtuous life in accord with sound reasoning. I upload at least one video a month for this series. Buy and read my book Going Alone here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0779LLWGV YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXFx-GHOyrQiiGqxE-J9fYA Facebook Main Page: https://www.facebook.com/LylesBrother Journal Page: https://www.facebook.com/Softypapa-337676096304661/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/softypapa/ Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/109050782163582511388 LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/kurt-bell-754416b Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/oldjapanphotos/ Twitter https://twitter.com/softypapa CHANNEL CREDITS Softypapa avatar art by Hideki Lewis. See more of the artist's work here: http://eue-art.deviantart.com/ Channel Theme Music "Song For Kurt" used with permission by Nowherians. Discover more about the artist and their music here: http://nowherians.bandcamp.com/
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How Gold Mining Works
Ever wonder how people mined for gold? Have no fear! You can use a pan, a large drill, and even explosives! Anthony did some digging and found out many of the methods that people get that rare substance out of the ground and into your wallet! Don't miss Discovery's epic three-night event! Klondike premieres Monday, January 20th at 9|8c on Discovery Read More: Modern Gold Mining http://money.howstuffworks.com/30924-modern-gold-mining-video.htm "With the price of gold at all time highs, a familiar fever is sweeping Alaska." Gold Price Ounce http://www.goldpriceoz.com/ "Current gold prices per ounce and gold prices history." Improvements in Stope Drilling and Blasting For Deep Gold Mines http://www.saimm.co.za/Journal/v075n06p139.pdf "The rate of face advance in the gold mines is between 3 and 10 m a month, with a median value of about 5 m a month; it follows that faces are blasted less frequently than is planned." Gold Mining - Methods http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gold_mining#Methods "Placer mining is the technique by which gold has accumulated in a placer deposit is extracted." How Does Gold Mining Work? http://www.wisegeek.com/how-does-gold-mining-work.htm "Gold mining can use several different techniques, depending on the situation involved and the type of mining being done." What is the Role of Cyanide in Mining? http://www.miningfacts.org/environment/what-is-the-role-of-cyanide-in-mining/ "Cyanide is a naturally occurring chemical that is found in low concentrations throughout nature including in fruits, nuts, plants, and insects." Gold Fun Facts http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/past-exhibitions/gold/eureka/gold-fun-facts "It has been estimated that, worldwide, the total amount of gold ever mined is 152,000 metric tons, only enough to fill 60 tractor trailers." Watch More: 5 Surprising Uses for Gold http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnsJEEEgbvY TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-437-pets-make-us-healthier?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT The Truth About Diamonds http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjUCAMFVjaY ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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The California Gold Rush in 3 Minutes
The California Gold Rush took place nearly 150 years ago. The journey was long and dangerous and once many gold-seekers got to California, they learned that riches were hard to come by. Enjoy the video! Subscribe To My Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFWz1e3VXKOoJ-E5cep1Eg
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The Untold Truth Of Gold Rush
If you're new, Subscribe! → http://bit.ly/subscribe-to-looper Viewers tune in season after season to watch the cast of Gold Rush live out their modern day forty-niner fantasies. But not everything they do makes it to the airwaves. A little panning reveals that they take this outdated, Old West profession and lifestyle of theirs way too seriously. Bring the canary in a cage, because we're going into the mines to uncover the untold truth of Gold Rush. Including: Killin' bears, who cares | 0:28 Slammin' the salmon | 1:05 They basically hate nature | 1:40 Slimey producers | 2:11 Parker Schnabel: millionaire | 2:45 "Dakota" Fred split | 3:10 Dakota demanded a raise | 3:44 James Harness' fatal addiction | 4:16 Parts of the show are scripted | 4:47 Todd Hoffman has his demons | 5:20 Website → http://looper.com/ Like us → https://facebook.com/loopermoviestv/ Follow us → https://twitter.com/looper Instagram → https://instagram.com/looperhq/ Vine → https://vine.co/u/1312184813368795136 Looper is the go-to source for the movies and TV shows we all love. We're addicted to all things superhero and Star Wars, but we're not afraid to binge watch some reality TV when the mood strikes. Whether it's revealing Easter eggs and secrets hidden in your favorite films, exposing movie mistakes, highlighting the best deleted scenes, or uncovering the truth about reality TV's strangest stars, Looper has endless entertainment for the discerning YouTube viewer.
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History: The Gold Rush of 1849 Documentary
Find out more about the history of The Gold Rush of 1849 in this documentary.
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Gold Rush Expeditions, Inc.® Presents: The Independence Mine - Grant County, Oregon
The Independence Mine is the larger development of the Cougar/Independence Mines. The Independence consists of over 2000’ of workings on gold veins and lodes running through the property. The mine was last worked in 1950 and had produced 22,509 oz of gold since 1907. Reserves have been estimated but not blocked. The ore at the 650 (main) level was reported assayed at 1.06 oz/T AU and 9.3 oz/T AG. The Independence property also boasts a large mill which was in production as late as 1942 when it was completely rebuilt. Today it is largely collapsed and unusable. There are considerable tailings, of which some are working into the creek in the form of fine black sands with some fleck gold. The workings at the Independence are not complete by any means and reports state that wide gold bodies are still in place. The mine requires rehabilitation in its current state, but an upfront initial investment will yield massive returns. The mines production record of over 22,000 ounces of gold is more than many districts combined mining operation totals. The mine was shut down in 1950 due to the death of the mine foreman and never re-opened on a commercial scale. Today the mine has fallen largely into disrepair. There are some buildings intact at the main camp, but nothing of major use. The concrete pads will likely be the most usable remnants of the old mining operation.
History The Gold Rush Documentary
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Rivers where you can still find gold
There's still gold in these hills The gold rushes of the 19th century have long since ended, but there are still plenty of places you can hunt for the precious metal using a shovel, pan, metal detector and more. In fact, recreational gold mining is a pastime these days for many people, and for good reason: the largest nugget ever found in California was discovered by an amateur. Here are some key locations worldwide that you can still prospect for the yellow metal – you never know, you may get lucky and strike it rich. Please leave your comments or feel free to discuss in the comments section. Your feedback will be appreciated. Thanks for watching!! Like! Share! Comment! Subscribe! Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/checkfacts360 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/checkfacts360 Twitter: https://twitter.com/checkfacts360 Tumblr: https://checkfacts360.tumblr.com/
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The Gold Rush
The California Gold Rush began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California.[1] The first to hear confirmed information of the Gold Rush were the people in Oregon, the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), and Latin America, who were the first to start flocking to the state in late 1848. Watch on our website: http://thestoryofliberty.intuitwebsites.com/Gold-Rush.html
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Gold Rush promo for kids
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Fun Facts about the Crew | Gold Rush Aftershow
Todd and Jack Hoffman reveal fun and often surprising facts about each other. Watch GOLD RUSH Fridays at 9PM e/p on Discovery. | http://dsc.discovery.com/tv/gold-rush-alaska/#mkcpgn=ytdsc1
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The Gold Rush
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Where does gold come from? - David Lunney
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-does-gold-come-from-david-lunney Did you know that gold is extraterrestrial? Instead of arising from our planet’s rocky crust, it was actually cooked up in space and is present on Earth because of cataclysmic stellar explosions called supernovae. CERN Scientist David Lunney outlines the incredible journey of gold from space to Earth. Lesson by David Lunney, animation by Andrew Foerster.
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Gold Rush Animated Short Film
Gold Rush animated short film is made by 6 students of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences on 2nd year of studies. The Project took about 10 months of irregular work with other courses in between. The main task was to make a 2-3 minute CGI animated short movie with 2-3 characters. This is a story about greed featuring a worker at a mining corporation, his boss and a wild bird. Done in 3DsMax 2011. Sculpting in Zbrush, Mudbox. Modeling in Modo, 3DsMax, Blender. Animation in 3DsMax. Rendering in 3DsMax. Texturing in Photoshop. Compositing and Post-Production in After Effects. --------------------------------- Director/Scriptwriting/Animation/Sound editing/Modeling: Daniel Palmi Art Director/Concept Artist/Texture Artist/Animation/Modeling/Environment Artist/Technical Director/Render Wrangler/Compositing/Post-Production: Juri Jablokov Character Artist/Animator/Modeler/Rigger: Ville Suotamo Technical Director/Animator/Modeler/Rigger/Project Leader: Mikko Aaltonen Animator/Modeler: Sakari Niitymaa Animator/Modeler: Jyri Jernström ------------------------------------ Contact Info: Daniel Palmi: [email protected], dancuka.deviantart.com Juri Jablokov: [email protected], dekus.deviantart.com, j2dab.blogspot.com, http://dekus.cgsociety.org/gallery/, http://dekus.cghub.com/images/, http://www.youtube.com/user/YTDekus, http://www.ustream.tv/channel/digital-photoshop-painting-live-with-dekus Ville Suotamo: [email protected] Mikko Aaltonen: [email protected] Sakari Niitymaa: [email protected], http://www.niittymaa.com/, http://twitter.com/#!/sakariniittymaa Jyri Jernström: jyri.jernströ[email protected]
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Mercury Pollution From Gold Rush Might Affect Ecosystem for 10,000 Years
According to data from researchers at the University of California in Santa Barbara,mercury left over from gold mining operations could poison the ecosystem for up to 10 thousand years into the future. According to data from researchers at the University of California in Santa Barbara, mercury left over from gold mining operations could poison the ecosystem for up to 10 thousand years into the future. The California gold rush from 1848 to 1884 left behind river valleys filled with sediment contaminated with toxic mercury. Miners used mercury to bind with gold while they were sifting through eroded earth looking for the precious metal. Michael Singer, a geologist and hydrologist who studied the mercury levels in California said: "This is a big deal because at the moment, there's quite a bit of mercury contamination that's in the ecosystems of the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento Delta." Fish in the polluted water are eaten by other animals, and the mercury levels accumulate and increase in toxicity up the food chain. There is no easy solution to the problem of mercury pollution as it is difficult to extract, and is usually exposed when the 150 year old gold rush sediment is stirred up by periodic floods. Levels may also be increasing as gold mining operations continue in certain areas.
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Defining Moments: Gold rush
The discovery of gold in the 1850s started a series of rushes that transformed Australia. See this Defining moment in Australia's history brought to life, as told by historian David Hunt. More: https://www.nma.gov.au/defining-moments
1849 trailer
http://j.mp/1o9WZe5 The year is 1849, and gold has just been discovered in California. You decide to head out west, to seek fame and wealth in the approaching Gold Rush. Will you strike gold and become an overnight mining magnate? Or will you build your fortune bit by bit by supplying 49ers with pickaxes and blue jeans? 1849 is a city management game set during the California Gold Rush. Your task is to build towns, populate them with workers, and make sure that they are housed, fed, and entertained. You'll have to manage and coordinate extensive production and trade networks to make sure your towns thrive.
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Niger’s modern gold rush leaves many disappointed
Thousands of West Africa's poorest workers dream of finding gold. Many spend years searching in the Sahara desert armed with the same primitive tools used centuries ago. A modern-day gold rush in Niger in 2015 gave people hope that their lives could change, but for many, it ended in disappointment. Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Abdelwahed reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 26857 Al Jazeera English
Chilean Mine Rescue Timeline
An animated timeline of the rescue efforts to save 33 trapped miners in Chile. Seth Doane reports.
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Gold Rush   Mining Camps
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In 1869 Two Miners Set out in Search of Gold – and They Made a Record-Breaking Discovery
Today, Victoria is the second most populated state in Australia. In the mid-19th century, it was more like the American Wild West. This is because the country had a major gold rush. The idea of finding riches beyond their wildest dreams is what brought people from all over the world to the area. The gold rush in Australia began in February 1851, when specks of gold were discovered in New South Wales. After that, more and more gold was discovered. During the peak of the gold rush, two tons of gold per week were sent to Melbourne's Treasury Building. This helped Britain pay off its international debt, which allowed the country to expand its growing empire. The population significantly increased during this time. Since the first gold discovery, over a half million people moved to Australia. Some towns had a growth in the population of 1,000 people. Unfortunately, this didn't last. With much of the gold having been already found, there was no money to be made. In 1915, the export of gold from Australia was prohibited, and the gold standard was abolished. This left many towns abandoned. In the 1850s, when the gold rush was just beginning, word of the rush spread to Britain. Former tin miner, John Deason, and Richard Oates heard about the money to be made in Australia. At the time, the two men were living on Britain's southwest coast. They decided to give up in mining, and they sailed to Australia to try their luck as gold prospectors. They moved to the township of Moliagul in Victoria. Due to the gold rush, Moliagul was doing great. There were 11 pubs in the town during the gold rush. In 1855, over 16,000 people were living in the town. John and Richard were two of these residents. John and Richard tried to make a living being prospectors. It wasn't an easy job. If the men were unable to find any gold, they wouldn't make money. It wasn't long before the two men ran out of money for food. They knew that they needed just one big score to set themselves up for life. Unfortunately, in 1869, the men were in debt. They were so poor that they couldn't even get credit to buy flour. The two men refused to give up, and in February, the men tried their luck in another area. In 1869 Two Miners Set Out In Search Of Gold – And They Made A Record-Breaking Discovery. Around 9 am on February 5, 1869; John was digging in a new location. He was trying to get his pick around tree roots when the pick broke. He shouted, "Damn it! I wish it were a nugget." John took a closer look at what had broken his pick. When he looked down, he realized that he struck gold. He and Richard were looking at the huge nugget that they uncovered. John thought that the huge nugget was worth at least $6,000, and Richard thought that is was worth $2,600. Not wanting to wait, the two men hauled the massive nugget back to John's shack. The nugget was embedded in a layer of quartz. They had to get the gold out of the quartz, so they placed it on top of a fire. When it cooled down, they broke 70-pounds of quartz from the nugget. When they broke off the quartz that contained a lot of loose gold. The nugget was 24-inches long and 12-inches wide. They knew that they needed to weigh the giant nugget before selling it, so the two men stashed it in a calico bag. The next morning, the two men took their nugget, which they named, Welcome Stranger, to the London Chartered Bank in Donnelly so that it could be weighed. They were planning to get the weight and sell the nugget. The nugget was too large to fit on the bank's scale. They had to use sledgehammers and chisels to break the nugget down so that it could be weighed. When the gold was finally weighed, it totaled 210-pounds. It was the largest nugget ever to be found to this day. When news of John and Richard's find got out, people lined up at the bank to see the huge nugget. The men received over $12,000 and became instant celebrities. The two men were generous and gave a pound to each of their friends. This find was so huge that the town commissioned a stone memorial for the Welcome Stranger in 1897. If the nugget were found today, it is believed that it would be worth $8.5 million. Richard had no family to share his wealth with, but John had a wife, and he bought 80-acres of land to settle down an cultivate. Sadly, John lost all of his money in failed investments. By the time he died, he was broke. Just because he died a poor man, the town never forgot the John and Richard's fantastic find.
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California Gold Rush Book, 2002 Scholastic History Readers
​​​ ​​​Watch our product video for a California Gold Rush Book, 2002 Scholastic History Readers. ▶▶ Follow Us TWITTER http://twitter.com/luckypennyshop FACEBOOK http://www.facebook.com/LuckyPennyShop INSTAGRAM http://instagram.com/LuckyPennyShop GOOGLE+ https://plus.google.com/+luckypennyshop PINTEREST http://www.pinterest.com/luckypennyshop/ LPS WEBSITE http://www.luckypennyshop.com/
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When to become an Entrepreneur, and the YouTube Gold Rush
YouTube vlogging and the California gold rush have things in common. They can teach some important business lessons too!
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The Gold Rush and the 1906 Earthquake
The Gold Rush and the 1906 Earthquake: How they combined to create the breakthrough discovery of modern seismic science Presenter: Ross S. Stein, USGS Scientist Emeritus, Consulting Professor of Geophysics at Stanford University. - Accidents of Gold Rush merchant marine navigation transformed a seismic disaster into a seminal discovery and led to San Francisco's extreme liquefaction vulnerability today. - Just about everything that we love about the Bay area is brought to us by the faults. We enjoy their daily fruits and so must live with their occasional spoils. - No one knows when the next damaging quake will strike; we must frame the ‘payback period’ for seismic expenditures in terms of chance.
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Interesting Facts About Gold | Gold | Real Vision™
How much physical gold is there in the world? And just how durable is gold? The answers might surprise you, alongside a number of other interesting facts about gold. This is your chance to watch a new groundbreaking documentary on gold and share it with your family and friends: https://rvtv.io/2v1nfiC Check out this short animation (and the rest of this brief animation series), narrated by Grant Williams, to find out more about the history of gold: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2-78gs9nRfNbf-M8LAJuWxUzeQ3yRxh_ Watch more Real Vision™ videos: http://po.st/RealVisionVideos Subscribe to Real Vision™ on YouTube: http://po.st/RealVisionSubscribe Start a 14-day free trial: https://rvtv.io/2NfusU4 About Real Vision™: Real Vision™ is the destination for the world’s most successful investors to share their thoughts about what’s happening in today's markets. Think: TED Talks for Finance. On Real Vision™ you get exclusive access to watch the most successful investors, hedge fund managers and traders who share their frank and in-depth investment insights with no agenda, hype or bias. Make smart investment decisions and grow your portfolio with original content brought to you by the biggest names in finance, who get to say what they really think on Real Vision™. Connect with Real Vision™ Online: Linkedin: https://rvtv.io/2xbskqx Twitter: https://rvtv.io/2p5PrhJ Interesting Facts About Gold | Gold | Real Vision™ https://www.youtube.com/c/RealVisionTelevision Transcript: Gold's durability means that just about every ounce ever mined is still above ground today, refined and recast many times over. A ring bowl today and a souk in Dubai may contain traces of gold that once graced the neck of Cleopatra. That's just one of the many interesting facts about gold. Gold is among the rarest of the elements, making up only three parts per billion of the Earth's crust. If you want to know how hard that makes gold to find, picture a billion M&M's, and somewhere in amongst that pile, there are just three made of gold. Gold weighs 19 times more than water and is twice as heavy as lead. Over 90% of the world's existing above-ground gold has been mined since the California Gold Rush. And if all the existing gold in the world was pulled into a wire five microns thick, it could wrap around the world 11.2 million times. Throughout history, man has mined 188,000 tons of gold. To put that into perspective, you could place all of it into two Olympic-sized swimming pools.
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Bodie ghost town | 10 Fun Facts | Abandoned California Gold Mining Town | USA
10 Fun Facts About Bodie, California's Best & Most Famous Abandoned Gold Mining Town in Mono County, USA. Bodie is a former gold-mining town and State Historic Park in California’s Bodie Hills, near the Nevada border. This 19th-century ghost town encompasses numerous original buildings in varying states of decay, plus artifacts and the Masonic Cemetery. Miners Union Hall houses a museum with mining tools. Northeast is the Standard Gold Mill, with machinery and information about the process of gold extraction. Bodie Website | http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=509 Bodie | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodie,_California Bodie Travel guide | https://www.google.com/destination?q=bodie&num=100&newwindow=1&client=firefox-b-ab&site=search&output=search&dest_mid=/m/01x0hm&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjCnvHDz4DeAhUrK8AKHcZ8Ao4Qri4wf3oECAsQIw#dest_mid=/m/01x0hm&tcfs=EhoaGAoKMjAxOC0xMC0yOBIKMjAxOC0xMS0wMQ Twitter | https://twitter.com/USAGhostTowns Tumblr | https://ameicanghosttowns.tumblr.com/ About my Channel. Welcome to my channel, the OFFICIAL home of American Ghost Towns, I make video's about Ghost Towns in America and other parts of the world, with the HISTORY and FACTS about these towns. Also video's about Travel and People. Don't Forget to Like, Share and Subscribe Here | https://www.youtube.com/c/AmericanGho... Thanks for visiting. #BodieGhostTown #10Facts #AmericanGhostTowns #Bodie #BodieCalifornia #Funfacts
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Deep Blue Mystery Mineral Inside An Abandoned Mine In Nevada
Well, getting to this abandoned mine proved the old adage about how you’ve got to want it… We drove as far as we could down rough dirt roads in a remote part of Nevada until even the 4WD with high clearance couldn’t go any farther. Then, we switched over to dirt bikes and rode those for many miles through the mountains until it was impossible to proceed even on the bikes. At that point, I descended the steep canyon on foot to finally reach this mine. There was certainly no road leading all of the way to the mine and there wasn’t even a trail that I saw after the road stopped. It was pure bushwhacking getting down to explore this one. Given how hard it was to get to this mine and given the fact that I lugged the drone all of the way down to the bottom of the canyon meant that you were getting drone footage in this video even if the drone had never left the ground! I didn’t see any signs of heavy equipment having been at this site (which is not surprising considering the location), but it still would have been quite a feat just bringing in the rail for the ore carts as well as the tools the miners would have needed. And if they used metal ore carts, these would HAVE to have been brought to the mine in pieces and reassembled on site. The cabin/workshop was somewhat interesting to me. I didn’t see any signs of a bed or really any signs that the miners had lived there aside from those couple of rusty cans that we saw inside. Also, that structure would not have been a pleasant place to stay in the winter! However, it would have been impossible for someone to commute in to this mine given the distances involved. So, someone must have stayed here. Given how this seemed like something of a shoestring mining operation, it makes me wonder if a couple of miners didn’t just sleep rough inside of that structure of corrugated metal during the warmer months along with their tools and that primitive fireplace to keep away the cold at night. The miners might have just worked here for a couple of seasons. While exploring this abandoned mine and its surroundings, I saw no evidence at all that anyone has visited this site in decades. The “road” – if you can even call it that – which runs closest to the site was completely overgrown and sections of it were blocked by small rockslides. All traces of whatever trail that might have once existed and descended to the mine have vanished. And, of course, there were no footprints or signs of modern human activity such as trash or tire marks within many miles of this abandoned mine. It isn’t often that one is able to visit a historical site like that in our modern era. I was quite taken with that brilliant, deep blue mystery mineral inside of the mine... I have never seen anything like it outside of the fine lapis lazuli that is mined in Afghanistan. However, I don’t believe that what we saw inside of the mine was lapis lazuli… Was it? I sincerely hope that someone in the audience can definitively identify it. ***** All of these videos are uploaded in HD, so adjust those settings to ramp up the quality! It really does make a difference… You can click here for the full playlist of abandoned mines: https://goo.gl/TEKq9L Thanks for watching! ***** Growing up in California’s “Gold Rush Country” made it easy to take all of the history around us for granted. However, abandoned mine sites have a lot working against them – nature, vandals, scrappers and various government agencies… The old prospectors and miners that used to roam our lonely mountains and toil away deep underground are disappearing quickly as well. These losses finally caught our attention and we felt compelled to make an effort to document as many of the ghost towns and abandoned mines that we could before that niche of our history is gone forever. So, yes, in short, we are adit addicts… I hope you’ll join us on these adventures! #ExploringAbandonedMines #MineExploring #AbandonedMines #UndergroundMineExploring
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The California Gold Rush (In Our Time)
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the California Gold Rush. In 1849 the recent discovery of gold at Coloma, near Sacramento in California, led to a massive influx of prospectors seeking to make their fortunes. Within a couple of years the tiny settlement of San Francisco had become a major city, with tens of thousands of immigrants, the so-called Forty-Niners, arriving by boat and over land. The gold rush transformed the west coast of America and its economy, but also uprooted local populations of Native Americans and made irreversible changes to natural habitats. With: Kathleen Burk Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at University College London Jacqueline Fear-Segal Reader in American History and Culture at the University of East Anglia Frank Cogliano Professor of American History at the University of Edinburgh.
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Prospecting for a GOLD CLAIM in the California Motherlode, Wandering Buffalos Prospecting
Gold is where you find it and we are out in California prospecting for a potential gold claim in the Motherlode!! The Wandering Buffalos explore an area where the 49ers had large scale operations all the way up into the 1920s then again in the 1980s. There were massive tailing piles throughout the creek bed and over a dozen small lode mines. Kathleen decided to dig up some of the creek bed and found her first California picker!
Eureka Stockade - Excerpt (1984)
Available to purchase at www.umbrellaent.com.au In the wake of the great California gold rush of 1849, miners the world over scrambled to Australia in search of the next big find. Ballarat, Victoria became the focal point for the miners’ efforts, and in an effort to control migration and raise government revenues, Britain established strict guidelines, requiring miners to pay for special licences. Inspired by the general discontent felt by the many miners, Irishman Peter Lalor (AFI Award winner Bryan Brown, Two Hands) and his mining partner, Timothy Hayes (AFI Award winner Bill Hunter, Newsfront) establish a protest group to represent the miners’ grievances and help combat the thugs employed by the Gold Commission under government orders. Supported by a strong team of diggers, including Catholic priest Father Smythe (Tom Burlinson, The Man From Snowy River) and Canadian Charles Ross (Brett Cullen), the miners take a stand against the establishment, united under the flag of the Southern Cross to fight for their rights and liberty. A powerful four-part miniseries event from the producer of Against The Wind and A Town Like Alice, Eureka Stockade also features Amy Madigan, Simon Chilvers, Penelope Stewart, David Bradshaw, Carol Burns, Rod Mullinar and Reg Evans.
Views: 20776 Umbrella Entertainment
Creepy Places Global: The California Gold Rush
Website:http://creepyplaces.webs.com/ Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/pages/Creepy-Places-of-New-England/137391732977397 Sometimes, history is just as great and interesting as the paranormal. When gold was discovered in Northern California in 1848, thousands of people from around the world flocked to the area. Many new towns and settlements were created, and Charles takes you on a tour of three of these Gold Rush Towns: Placerville, Coloma, and Auburn. Another paranormal-free history based show as Creepy Places Global continues exploring Northern California. The History of the California Gold Rush at 1:37 Placerville at 6:09 Coloma at 8:22 Panning for Gold at 10:56 Auburn at 19:15 More on the Gold Rush: http://ceres.ca.gov/ceres/calweb/geology/goldrush.html
Views: 9700 NinjaCthulhu
4th Grade California Statehood: The Effects Of The Gold Rush
Mr. Passafume podcast video social studies lecture.
Views: 1878 Tim Bedley
Life in a Mining Town
USW International President, Leo W. Gerard, talks about what it's like to grow up in a mining town.
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Villagers Rush Into Digging FOr Gold In Malawi |Network Africa|
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Ep.14  The Abandoned RAWDON GOLD MINE
EPISODE 14: A full 1400-foot underground explore of this lost century-old gold mine, well hidden in Rawdon, NS. Part of the original Rawdon Gold Mines district. We are a group of Abandoned Mine explorers in Nova Scotia, who will be bringing you highlights of our underground adventures. (MORE INFO BELOW) Abandoned Mine Hunting is somewhat of a cross between the hobby of urban exploration, caving (spelunking), and history enthusiast. If this is your kind of thing, be sure to subscribe so you will always be informed of each new episode. IF YOU KNOW OF AN ABANDONED MINE, we'd love to hear from you. Send a private message. We may just come and do an explore and episode featuring your site ! Future episodes will involve everything from the smallest discoveries, to deep underground explores. ** Please be sure to watch in 720p60 HD ** We shoot and publish in 60 frames per second, taking advantage of YouTube's new 720p60 offering. SPECIAL NOTE: While this type of exploration is almost always kilometers back in deep forest, it cannot always be guaranteed that the land we are hiking is public (Crown). These forgotten old mines/claims are almost always over 100 years old. It is also common that most mine workings have some kind of natural cave-in covering their mouth, after nearly a century of erosion. So some explores may involve preparation of clearing that cave-in, and/or dealing with letting spring water (flooding) out of the adits. These facts, along with the inherent danger of abandoned mines, force us to remain anonymous. We are responsible for our own risks & actions (not yours), but be clear we are not promoting this activity. Only showing you what we do. As with any typical Urban Exploration type channel, our faces and commentary will always be masked. If you are seeing an Episode, it means we are already month(s) finished with that site and never going back. The delay is intentional, as nothing shown here will be in realtime. It cannot be stressed enough - abandoned mines can pose a ton of lethal threats. *We are not kids looking for kicks* Keep in mind that our group is made up of responsible adults, each with specific skills, and cross-Canada experience with over 75+ mine walks. Most 10 times larger and deeper than will ever be found in Nova Scotia! Specific research is always done beforehand. Required equipment and backups are a must. While it is indeed possible to safely spelunk an abandoned mine, DO NOT ENTER A MINE without being experienced, or going with an experienced explorer. If you don't know what you're doing, STAY OUT STAY ALIVE is the best policy.