Transcontinental Railroad Teacher Resources
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Western Expansion in the United States and Canada – The Transcontinental Railroad
8th - 12th
Learners interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Western Expansion lesson, students conduct research to find out how the Transcontinental Railroad fueled territorial expansion in the United...
The Railroad Journey and the Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History 214
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Reluctance to accept new technology is not a unique attribute to the 21st century. An informative video from Crash Course World History covers the rollout of the transcontinental railroad during the Industrial Revolution, and whether or...