The California Gold Rush and the Comi..., Leonard L. Richards
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The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War

Narrator: Jeff Riggenbach

Unabridged: 10 hr 4 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Published: 01/01/2006


In this revelatory study, awardwinning historian Leonard L. Richards makes clear the links between the Gold Rush and the Civil War. He explains how Southerners envisioned California as a new market for slaves for digging for gold and planned to split off the southern half of the state for slaves.