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the settlers. They built these things because when they moved to California, they didn’t just leave their families behind and just go there for a little bit, they brought their families and if they bring their families they can’t just have nothing for them to do. So what they did is they built all this stuff so that way they could live a normal life out in California. The gold rush had also helped to speed up the admission of California becoming a state in the United States. Because of of the word spreading out that there is gold in Western United States, so many people had migrated to California to get in on the gold. And so many people had started coming that the state had just started to grow super rapidly that it was able to become a state super fast. The state of California had officially became a state in 1850 and the terms of the constitution and legislature were made in 1849. The gold rush affected American Expansionism in many ways. One of the ways that the gold rush affected American Expansionism is reinforcing the idea of Manifest Destiny. What Manifest Destiny is it is the 19th century belief that the settlers were
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