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  • Setting

    h1. *The Setting* The year is 1857, and the setting is Northern California. More immigrants arrive every year. Gold and silver still come out of the mountains, but the new strikes are smaller and some mines are starting to play out. [[File:403874 | …

  • Events of 1857

    These are some of the headline stories of the year that everyone has heard of and has an opinion. *January 1857* • Everyone from San Francisco to San Diego feels the great “Fort Tejon” earthquake. The aftershocks go on for days, and people say the …

  • Events of 1858

    These are some of the headline stories of the year that everyone has heard of and has an opinion. [[Events of 1857 | Events of 1857]] *January 1858* • Kansas free-staters force a new referendum on the Lecompton Constitution after widespread …