This PowerPoint is about the coming of the transcontinental railroad in America and the profound changes it brought about in this nation. This PowerPoint is simple, colorful, and engaging. It is appropriate for special education students, English language learners, and students who struggle with grade level material generally. It was created to go along with Chapter 6, Sec. 2 of the textbook "The Americans:Reconstruction to the 21st Century, published by McDougal Littell.