Bradley Amy Timeline

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    The Mining Boom

  • Gold Found

    In the late 1858, prospectors found gold near Pikes peak.
  • People Moved

    In early 1859, thousand of people flocked west to Colorado.
  • Miners

    In the late 1850s, some miners pushed as far north as the Fraser River Valley of British Columbia.
  • William H. Seward

    U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward negotiated the purchase of Alaska.
  • Klondike District

    In 1896, prospectors discovered gold in the Klondike district of Canada's Yukon Territory,
  • Yukon Miners

    By the summer of 1897, Yukon Miners had extracted gold worth more than one Million dollars
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    Alaska Gold

    The gold discoveries in Alaska in 1898 and 1902 attracted even more settlers.
  • Miners

    Western Mining camps were some of the most violent places in the United States during the late 1800s.
  • Dangers and problems

    Many miners injured and many miners also died from the mines collapsing, and the rocks falling. The wages got cut and the Chinese miners were getting payed lower than the American miners.
  • Companies

    In the early 1900s, mining increasingly became the task of large companies.