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What were two dangers of the overland route to the gold fields?
Poor planning, diseases, and taking shortcuts
How did a miner stake a claim?
Mark the land with a stake in a claim, and file a claim with the camp recorder
What were 2 non-white groups that worked in the mine fields?
Latin Americans, Chinese, Mexicans, Native Americans
Why was the god and silver discovery in Nevada called the Comstock Lode?
Comstock bragged so much about his gold discovery that they named it after him
What happened to Colorado as a result of the gold rush?
Population increased and resulted in becoming a state.
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