How was the Alaska Gold Rush similar to and different from the California Gold Rush?

Question by Leah: How was the Alaska Gold Rush similar to and different from the California Gold Rush?
I need help with two questions about the Alaska Gold Rush. I just really really don’t understand it at all.

1. How was the Alaska Gold Rush similar to and different from the California Gold Rush?

2. What were conditions like for settlers in Alaska? How did they adapt to the new environment?

Thanks you guys so much!
That’s not all of my homework. That’s just the two questions out of 15 that I didn’t understand.
But thank you anyways.

Best answer:

Answer by Alaskan*Girl
Similarities – Both Alaskan Natives and California Natives were attacked, slaughtered and pushed off of their lands by travelers.

Differences – Alaska Gold Rush was more significant because there were very few people that left with less than ,000… some even became millionaires! Also, Alaska’s gold is still being mined! In fact, my grandfather and family still run a wealthy gold mine every summer.
In California most travelers left with very little more money than they arrived with.

However I’m not going to do all your homework! Do some research you’ll appreciate American History more! Have a good day!

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