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andrew westword expanshion transcontentnatel rail road

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Monica Johnston

on 14 May 2013

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Both the East and the West started in 1862. 5 Questions 1. Who got the idea of the Transcontinental Railroad? 2. What was its propose? 3. How long did it take to make the Railroad? 4. How long was the Railroad? 5. How long did the Railroad last? Answers To My 5 Questions 1. Westward Expansion:

The Transcontinental Railroad

1862-1869 By Andrew
Basquez Answers to my 5 questions. 1. When was it thought of? In the 1830s. 2. What was its propose? To transport products and food to the east or to the south. 3. How long did it take? It took 6 years for it to be finished. 4. How long was the railroad? The Railroad was exactly 1700 miles long. 5. How long was the Railroad around? The railroad was exactly around for 27 years. Building the Transcontinental Railroad Bibliography
1. http://content.cdlib.org/search?facet=type-tab&relation=calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu&keyword=Transcontinental+Railroad&x=14&y=2&style=cui&group=texthttp://calisphere.university.edu/themedcollections/subtopic2b.html
2. “Transcontinental Railroad.”History Channel. A&E Television Networks. http://www.history.com/topics/transcontinental-railroad. April 26, 2013. /.
3. “American Express.” Website ©1996-2010 WGBH Educational Foundation. This site is produced for PBS by WGB http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/tcrr/
4. “Driving the Last Spike.” The Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco. San Francisco News Letter. HTTP. April 26, 2013.
5. http://Britannica school.encyclopediaBritannica,inc,2013.web.22Apr2013
6. "The Transcontinental Railroad." Kids Info Bits. Thomson Gale, 2005. Reproduced in Kids Info Bits. Detroit: Gale, 2013. http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/KidsInfoBits sources for my research
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