On This Day: President Polk Sparks th...

On This Day: President Polk Sparks the California Gold Rush

There are 1 comment on the findingDulcinea story from Dec 5, 2010, titled On This Day: President Polk Sparks the California Gold Rush. In it, findingDulcinea reports that:

On Dec. 5, 1848, President James K. Polk confirmed in his State of the Union address that large quantities of gold had been discovered in California.

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#1 Feb 7, 2013
these r really good facts.

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