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the purpose of the gold rush was for people to get more money. back then it hard was to get alot of money.when James marshall foud gold he didnt believe he took it down to john sutter.after thhey were sure it was gold the wanted to keep it a secret,but one of the workers found gold and told every one.


God Rushes occurred when some prospector found a fair amount of gold, usually in remote and harsh lands! Most who followed him lived in great hardship and made little if any money from their ventures.

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because there was gold flakes found in the American river

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