Environmental Impact of California Gold Rush

University of Arkansas Professor Elliott West lectured about the environmental impact of the California Gold Rush. He described how… read more

University of Arkansas Professor Elliott West lectured about the environmental impact of the California Gold Rush. He described how 19th-century mining practices led to deforestation, mercury contamination, and sediment-clogged rivers. This class was part of a seminar for high school teachers hosted by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. close

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Environmental Impact of California Gold Rush

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Program ID:
462669-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Davis, California, United States
First Aired:
Sep 07, 2019 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 15, 2019 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 07, 2019 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 08, 2019 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 15, 2019 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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