GCU 113

By Desi19
  • Gold Rush

    Gold Rush
    The great California gold rush began on January 24, 1848, when James W. Marshall discovered a gold nugget in the American River.
    N.A. ( 2013 April, 11) Gold Rush (1848-1858). Rettrieved www. ocp.hul.harvard.edu/immigration/goldrush.html
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    California Gold Rush

  • Mexican- American War Ends

    Mexican- American War Ends
    The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended the Mexican American War. California is officially ceded from Mexico.
    N.A (2013 April 11) California Gold Rush. Retrieved from www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Gold_Rush
  • Chinese Immigrants

    Chinese Immigrants
    The first shipload of Chinese people to San Francisco. The American's used to Chinese for cheap labor; mining gold
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • The Californian

    The Californian
    The Californian was a newpaper that expressed that gold was found in the San Franciso area. The statements about gold in California was not widely accepted at this time.
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Samuel Brannan

    Samuel Brannan
    Samuel Brannan who was a newpaper publisher set off the gold fever in San Francisco; " Gold! Gold! Gold from the American River!"
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Popluation Increase

    Popluation Increase
    The popluation in the San Francisco area begins to increase due to amounts of gold that are being discovered
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • California Star

    California Star
    The California Star was a newspaper that wrote about towns emptying for the Gold Rush in California.
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • End of the California Star

    End of the California Star
    The Calrfornia Star soon went out of business after the publishing the success of the gold rush, The staff left their jobs to join the others in the gold fields.
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • New York Herald

    New York Herald
    The New York Herald is a newspaper that spread the news on the east coast about the Gold Rush on the west coast. The news led people to migrate to the west coast.
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Gold Prices

    Gold Prices
    The prices of gold dust during this time was $16 per ounce. Many American's wanted to open a branch mint in San Francisco
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Sailor Immigration

    Sailor Immigration
    Commondore Jones during this time was offering $40,000 to sailors to desert their ships and join him on the fields of gold instead.
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Departation

    Departation
    The U.S.S Lexingtion departed from San Francisco with $50,000 in gold destined for the U.S Mint in the East
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • President Polk

    President Polk
    President Polk confirmed the discovery of Gold in California
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Freezing Cold!

    Freezing Cold!
    A cold spell in San Francisco dropped the temperatures to 37 degrees: snow covered the foothills.
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Postal Expansion

    Postal Expansion
    President Polk appointed John White Geary as Post Master, with the power to expand postal service throught the new territory
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Earthquake !

    Earthquake !
    Serveral earthquakes were felt on this day in San Francisco.
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Daily Newspaper

    Daily Newspaper
    The second daily newpaper was estalblished called " The Journal of Commerce"
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Theatre!

    Theatre!
    The National Theatre opened on the Northside of Washington Street between Montgomery and Kearny
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • No More Baltimore

    No More Baltimore
    All of the Baltimore men withdrew from the San Francisco Fire Company because they did not like the way it was managed
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1846-1849 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Government

    Government
    The San Francisco County Government was established
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Panama

    Panama
    The "Panama" sailed from San Francisco with $1,500,156 in gold dust destined to the East
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Town Meeting

    Town Meeting
    Mass meeting at the Merchants' Exchange presided over by the Mayor to raise money for the water supply for fire protection; $7,000 was raised
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Medical Organization

    Medical Organization
    San Francisco Medical Society was organized
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Tom Hayer

    Tom Hayer
    Famed Tom Hayer puglist was fined $50 for riding his horse in a barroom while drunk
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • President Taylor

    President Taylor
    President Taylor's death was memorized by Rev. Timothy Dwight
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Cali in the Union

    Cali in the Union
    California was admitted into the Union
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Public Meeting!

    Public Meeting!
    The committee apppointed a public meeting of the citizens of San Jose to study the feasibility and expendiency of a railroad to San Francisco
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Legislation

    Legislation
    Legislature of the State of California enacted a law by which the state relinquished title to all lots below high-water mark within the city limits in the city of San Francisco
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • More Earthquakes!!

    More Earthquakes!!
    More earthquakes were felt in San Francisco
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • After Shocks

    After Shocks
    Smart Shocks of the earthquakes were felt in San Francisco
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • American Theatre

    American Theatre
    The American Theatre opened Sansome between California and Sacramento; the first brick structured building on filled-in ground
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1850-1851 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Gold Experts

    Gold Experts
    Gold experts for the year 1851 amounted to $34,492,000
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1851-1854 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Concert

    Concert
    Germans in the city held a concert to benefit the Grace Church
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1852-1854 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Fire Department

    Fire Department
    The fire department staffed apparatus and put extra men on duty on the third annual anniversary of the second Great Fire
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1852-1854 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Immigration

    Immigration
    10,641 immigrants arrived by boat during the month of May
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1852-1854 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • First Burial

    First Burial
    The first burial in the new National Cementary at the Presidio of San Francisco
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1852-1854 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Smoke !!

    Smoke !!
    Dense smoke could be seen in San Francisco from vast fires buring in the hills near Contra Costa
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1852-1854 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Buring Down the House!

    Buring Down the House!
    Knickerbocker Engine house on Merchant St. was destroyed by a fire
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1852-1854 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Good News

    Good News
    Gold ecperts for the year of 1852 amounted to $45,587,803
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1852-1854 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • The Capitol

    The Capitol
    Sacramento became the capitol of California
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1852-1854 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Severest Earthquake

    Severest Earthquake
    The severest earthquake since 1851 happended at around 7pm
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1852-1854 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Gold Experts

    Gold Experts
    Gold Experts for the year of 1854 amounted $51,429,101
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1855-1856 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Black Friday

    Black Friday
    Black Friday bank failures of Adams & Co.; Price,, Rodman; Miners' Exchange; Robinson & Co. and Wells Fargo and others.
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1855-1856 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • State Senate

    State Senate
    Hon. William W. Hawks delivered a speech about the San Francisco Consolidation Bill in the State Senate chambers
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1855-1856 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • El Dorado

    El Dorado
    The El Dorado, the oldest gambling house in San Francisco closed because of the anti-gambling law.
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1855-1856 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • All Day Long

    All Day Long
    All day long Earthquakes were felt
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1855-1856 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Cut Backs

    Cut Backs
    The Town Council cut the size of the Police Dept. by 40 positions to reduce cost of the government
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1855-1856 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Dedication

    Dedication
    Dedication of the First German Protestant Church built on the Pacific Coast, the German Evangelical Lutheran Church on Sutter between Dupont and Stockton
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1855-1856 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Gold Experts

    Gold Experts
    Gold Experts for the year of 1855 amounted $44,640.090
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1855-1856 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Chinese New Year

    Chinese New Year
    Chinese New Year today !!
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1855-1856 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Nightingale

    Nightingale
    The Clipper ship " Nightingale" sailed from London to San Francisco in 121 days, a world record
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1855-1856 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Committee Vigilance

    Committee Vigilance
    3000 armerd members of the Committee of Vigilance marched to jail, removed Cora and Casey and placed them under guard in the Committee's room on Sacramento St.
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1855-1856 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Board of Education

    Board of Education
    The Board of Education met to adopt portions of the Consolidation Act, relating to the Dept of Public Instruction
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1855-1856 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Earthquakes!!

    Earthquakes!!
    A series of Earthquakes were felt today. There were six shock waves that were felt but no damage occured
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1857-1861 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html
  • Coach

    Coach
    The daily stage coach service began operation between Shasta and Sacramento.
    N.A. ( 2013 April 11) San Francisco Rush Chronology 1857-1861 Retrieved from http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/chron1.html