The silver financed the Athenian Navy
I'm not so sure.
Legend has it that miners yell "Eureka" when they find Gold ..The reality however is a smart miner will keep very quiet about his discovery. Other miners will try to move in on you to get their share of the gold...
The miners, called Forty Niners, populated it greatly along with salesmen
it lured thousands of California miners to Nevada.
because it includes flashlights and lights
No, they are copper miners.
The 1849 California gold rush attracted Americans from all walks of life. Of course the first Americans involved were miners. As news of the gold discovery spread, people from US cities, and farmlands became gold miners. Thus California's population instantly grew in size and a good number of the new miners became rich, not all however.
The Comstock Lode gave many miners jobs and produced more than $500 million worth of gold and silver.
The mass migration to California of miners and business people who made money from the miners is known as the California gold rush. The migrants who left for California in 1849 were called forty niners. Hope this helped ((;
The possessive form for the plural noun miners is miners'.Example: The miners' contract is being renegotiated.
The miners got out on October 15Th .