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Transcontinental
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Transcontinental Railroad

Abraham Lincoln signed the bill, “Pacific Railroad Act of 1862.” Two companies were hired to build a railroad.

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Crossword Puzzle
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Transcontinental Railroad Unit

I Hear the Locomotives: The Impact of the Transcontinental Railroad

The Transcontinental Railroad, lesson plan

The Great Railroad Race - Transcontinental Railroad

Railroad Personalities & Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan: Planning a Railroad

Lesson Plan: The Importance of the Transcontinental Railroad

Anti-Rail, Growth of Regionalism

Anti-Railroad Propaganda Poster

Transcontinental Railroad (lesson plans, activities)

Union Pacific Railroad History

The Railroads - The Big Four (investors in the Transcontinental Railroad)

The Transcontinental Railroad (pbs)

History of the Transcontinental Railroad

Chinese-American Contribution to the Transcontinental Railroad

The Transcontinental Railroad

Learn California - The Transcontinental Railroad (quiz questions)

Railroads History Through Music

Transcontinental Railroad - Free Presentations in PowerPoint format

Free Video Clips for American History

See Also: Overviews,
American History Index

For Kids

Transcontinental Railroad, Growth of Railroads,
Railroad Fun - Free Interactive Online Games for Kids

Resources

Kids: Interesting Railroad Facts Math Skills Worksheet
Teachers: Interesting Railroad Facts Math Skills Worksheet

Kids: Which Railroad Worker's Diet Would You Choose?
Teachers: Which Railroad Worker's Diet Would You Choose?

Free Video Clips

Transcontinental Railroad - Free Presentations in PowerPoint format

Free American History Games

Free Clip Art