In 1848, who discovered gold?

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James W. Marshall.


The Gold Rush started in 1848, when people in the territory of California discovered gold. While many people in California figured there was gold, James W. Marshall saw something shiny, so he went over to see what it was. He found gold. He discovered it on January 24, 1848. The Californian Gold Rush followed the next year, in 1849.

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