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Where did the Gold Rush start?

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Colorado Gold Mine
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Sutter's Mill California
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James Marshall discovered gold as he constructed a sawmill but it was months later when a storekeeper showed gold gathered from the river that the rush started.
Nebraska Farmer's Glen
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What weapons were used in World War 1?

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Machine guns, aircraft ships, rifles, artillery, submarines, and poison gas were used.
The Americans used a shotgun during the war. Germany used Zeppelins which was a type of aircraft, submarines U-boats, along with tanks. Mustard gas along with many other chemicals was also used in World War 1. This gas caused blinding and death by choking.

How many people died in WW1?

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About 8,500,000 soldiers died in this war. Military deaths were 5 million, and civilian deaths were 3 million.
World War 1 is also known as the Great War which started in 1914 and ended in 1918. A lot of people died in the Great War. A total of 20,000,000 people from all the nations died, including civilians and soldiers.

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