High and Tight

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, Ray Robinson remembers ...


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California History

Browse the NOW and THEN California History titles listed below.

Vigilante Wars

United States History American History U.S. History U.S. Government

The 1849 Gold Rush in California brought to a boiling point the new state’s unruly politics and produced mob rule in the muddy streets of San Francisco. Cecelia Holland’s compelling account of these events reveals a disturbing underside of democratic government in a nation headed for civil war.

Tags:  Gold Rush - San Francisco - Mob violence - California history

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