The news about the gold was so big that it spreaded

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passage at the Isthmus of Panama. The news about the gold was so big that it spreaded all the way around all the way to the pacific rim which many of the fortune seekers had came from South America, especially places from Peru and Chile. And also had spreaded out even further including people from China. 25,000 laborers had migrated all the way from China just to get in on the gold in the 1850’s. So many people had been coming to California and because of this, in just 5 years, its population of settlers had surged to 225,000.
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The gold rush was very important to America’s past and history and is also important to us today. Because of the gold rush we were able to develop many roads. We were able to develop many roads because when the settlers were migrating they needed to make a transportation route which helped them bring their equipment and their waggons and things such as that. Also because of the gold rush, settlers were able to develop many schools, churches, and towns. All of these things were built because of the settlers. They built these things because when they moved to California, they didn’t
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