The Mining Boooom

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    Some miners pushed North, up to the Fraser River Valley of British Columbia.
  • Pikes Peak

    Economic boom, prospectors discovered gold near Pikes Peak.
  • Colorado

    Thousands flocked to Colorado
  • Carson River Valley

    The Carson River Valley was the center of silver. It had one of the world's richest silver veins.
  • Alaska

    Willam H. Seward negotiated and bought Alaska.
  • Discrimination

    A mob of masked man forced Chinese people out of there homes and out of Rico, Colorado.
  • Klondike

    Prospectors discovered gold in the Klondike district o Canada's Yukon Territory, wich bordered Alaska
  • Gold

    By the summer of 1897, Yukon miners had found gold worth up to $1,000,000.
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    1898 and 1902

    Gold in Alaska in 1898 and 1902 attracted a lot of settlers.
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    Mining increasedly became large companies jobs. Mining affected the enviroment and landscape of the West.