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Vigilante Wars

Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
Categories: History, American
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The 1849 Gold Rush in California brought to a boiling point the new state's wild and unruly politics. Before long, there was mob rule in the muddy streets of San Francisco. This decline of constitutional authority on the West Coast mirrored the fumbling actions of Congress and the federal government in Washington as a nation deeply divided over the slavery issue struggled to find a way to preserve the Union.

©2012 Cecelia Holland. All rights reserved. The special contents of this Now and Then edition copyright 2012 by Now and Then Reader, LLC (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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