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
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
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.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
California history - CAH
California Interest - CAI
War (Non-Fiction) - WNF
War - Civil War - WNFC
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Audience Notes Male narrator.
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
Call Number 979.404 ANF
Language English
Released 2007
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2007 (Talking Book Publishers, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2007. 9780307265203
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