Gold Rush: The Discovery of America

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  • 2015
  • 1 Season
  • 4.7  (15)

The discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 sparked the Gold Rush, arguably one of the most significant events to shape American history during the first half of the 19th century. This captivating, new documentary series explores the stories of struggle and triumph of the thousands who risked everything for the pursuit of wealth and the illusive American Dream.

Gold Rush: The Discovery of America
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Seasons
The Rush of Riches
5. The Rush of Riches
 
As the Gold Rush draws to a close, other precious metals are discovered in the West.
Birth of California
4. Birth of California
 
The people attracted to gold mining helped shape California into a state of enterprise
The '49ers
3. The '49ers
 
Once the news of gold in California spreads, thousands take off to seek their fortunes.
The Fever Begins
2. The Fever Begins
December 31, 2015
When a few small nuggets are found it sets off a chain reaction of migration.
Manifest Destiny
1. Manifest Destiny
December 31, 2015
As t he westward expansion of America moves toward the Pacific, the stage is set for the Gold Rush.
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The discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 sparked the Gold Rush, arguably one of the most significant events to shape American history during the first half of the 19th century. This captivating, new documentary series explores the stories of struggle and triumph of the thousands who risked everything for the pursuit of wealth and the illusive American Dream.

Gold Rush: The Discovery of America is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (5 episodes). The series first aired on December 31, 2015.

Where to Watch Gold Rush: The Discovery of America

Gold Rush: The Discovery of America is available for streaming on the Mill Creek Entertainment website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Gold Rush: The Discovery of America on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon and Google Play.

  • Premiere Date
    December 31, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    4.7  (15)