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I Hear the Locomotives: The Impact of the Transcontinental Railroad
3rd - 5th
Students examine the effects the Transcontinental Railroad had on the regions through which it passed. They analyze and discuss maps, view and describe online images, and use photos and documents to develop a cause-and-effect ladder.
Western Expansion in the United States and Canada – The Transcontinental Railroad
8th - 12th
Students 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...
Rendezvous at Promontory: A New Look at the Golden Spike Ceremony
7th - 12th
Students complete a variety of activities as they examine the historical significance of the Transcontinental Railroad and the Golden Spike Ceremony in Promontory, Utah, which honored its completion. In one activity they plan and...
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...
Transcontinental Railroads Impact on Native Americans Lesson Manifest Destiny
7th - 9th
Students examine the affects of the Transcontinental Railroad. In this American expansion lesson plan, students use primary source document to research the affects Manifest Destiny had on various groups of people.