California became part of the United States in 1848. Soon after, thousands of people migrated across the country to settle in California. This mass migration took place because


Answer 1


Soon after California became part of the United States Gold was found in the region of California and resulted in the mass migration of the people to this region. This period was also called Gold Rush because of the rush Gold attracted to this region. It was estimated that around 300,000 people migrated in the hope of good fortune.

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