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Colorado Gold Rush

Added by yongli on 05/06/2016 - 14:50, last changed on 05/31/2017 - 10:59
The discovery of gold near present-day Denver in 1858–59 drew thousands of people to present-day Colorado, prompting the political organization of first a US territory and later a state. Many current cities and towns, including Denver , Boulder , Black Hawk , Breckenridge , and Central City , were...

Colorado Territory

Added by yongli on 02/25/2016 - 14:22, last changed on 09/09/2016 - 09:28
The Territory of Colorado (1861–76) was the short-lived predecessor to the state of Colorado and was created on February 28, 1861. The territory was formed in response to a massive influx of settlers to the Rocky Mountain region seeking their fortunes during the Pikes Peak Gold Rush . The territory...
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