The California Gold Rush
In the mid-nineteenth century, California underwent a boon due to the Gold Rush. People from all corners of the country flooded the state in search of the Mother Lode in California Gold Country. It is at this point that San Francisco became the important city it is now. Even today, certain cities in California offer mining tours and allow visitors to travel through mining country. In this video, WatchMojo.com learns what it truly means to be California dreamin’.