S: Settling the Far West
FC: Settling the Far West | By:Brandon#22, J.T.#9 and Ashley#0
1: Objectives | Explain why the Mormons settled in the Far West. Understand how the discovery of gold affected the Far West.
2: I. The Mormons moved to the Far West. | a. to escape religious persecution b. to create a separate society that was not subject to the laws of the United States
3: The gold rush attracted people to California. | a. Most forty-niners wanted to find gold and get rich quick. b. Other people saw a chance to make money by selling goods and services that the miners needed.
4: The gold rush had an effect on settlement in the Far West. | a. Thousands of people made their way to California. b. When they failed in their search for gold, they stayed on to farm and make a living in other ways.
5: Instructions | Create a poster to persuade people to come to California because of gold rush.