California Gold Rush Project Proposal

California Gold Rush Project Proposal
            In analyzing the California Gold Rush, there are numerous elements which present an important and significant impact from a historical perspective. Accordingly, the proposal is to investigate with regards to the following thesis:
            While the California Gold Rush may be romanticized, the real-life events which took place symbolized a lifestyle of continual hardship and struggle that has since been forgotten.
            To full address this thesis it will be necessary to address the following questions:
How ‘large’ was the actual Gold Rush?
What was the daily routine of those involved?
How was their health impacted?
What were the significant events throughout the period?
What happened to these people at the end of the Gold Rush