Mining BOOM! By miller5 Jan 1, 1858 Gold Found The first gold was found at Pikes Peak Causing Thousands to come to the area to prospect. Jan 1, 1859 Silver Found Silver was found in the Carson River Valley. Jan 1, 1860 Moving North Prospectors moved north resulting in William Seward to buy Alaska. Jan 1, 1882 Mob Drives Out Chinese Period: Jan 1, 1885 to Jan 1, 1930 Mining Boom Jan 1, 1890 Sky-Rocketing Violence Violence between ethnic groups rises due to everyone wanting gold. Jan 1, 1896 Klondike Gold Gold was found in the Klondike region of Canada resulting in the Klondike Gold Rush. Jan 1, 1897 1 Million Dollars Of Gold In A Yaer Oct 30, 1898 More Gold Found More gold was found bringing more settlers. Jan 1, 1900 Peace Atlast Towns were established bringing peace to mining problems. Jan 1, 1920 Changing Landscape Large mining companys were built causing alot of change to the landscape.