The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War

Title The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War
Names Richards, Leonard L.
Book Number DB066763
Annotation History professor chronicles the fight for California between pro- and antislavery groups after the Mexican War. Describes the impact the discovery of gold had on the political climate, the rush for statehood, and an 1859 duel between senator David Broderick and state supreme court judge David S. Terry. 2007.
Narrator Williams, Jake.
Title Status Active
Local Subject War NonFiction - WRN
US - Great Basin & Pacific Slope region - 979
History of North America - 970
Adult Book - AD
Non-Fiction - NF
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History - HST
History United States - 973
US - Western United States - 978
California Fiction - CAF
Male Author - Mau
Male narrator - MN
LC Subject Politicians - California - History - 19th century
Politicians - United States - History - 19th century
Sectionalism (United States) - History - 19th century
Slavery - Political aspects - United States - History - 19th century
California - Gold discoveries
California - History - 1846-1850
California - Politics and government - 1846-1850
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Causes
United States - Politics and government - 1815-1861
Medium Digital Books
Language English
Length 1 sound cartridge (10 hours, 47 minutes)
Publication Info (Talking Book Publishers, recording studio). 2009 (Talking Book Publishers, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2007. 9780307265203
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