Gold Rush #1 The California Gold Rush of 1848-1855, almost overnight transformed the sleepy port town of San Francisco of about 200 Residents in 1846 to a Boomtown of about 36,000 by 1852. Truth and Lies, Rights and Oppression Approximately 300,000 People joined the first California Gold Rush, forever changing the value and demographics of […]

California Gold Rush, Rainbows and Fireworks