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The Railroad Booms!

Students discover how the railroads contributed to the interdependence between farms and towns. Using the railroads, they describe the effect of them on western settlement and the relationship between their location and the availability of resources and markets. They discuss the arrival of the railroads to an area and how it helped to develop the region's farming industry.

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Resource Details

3rd - 5th
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning