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This two-part U.S. History worksheet seeks to inform students about the impact that railroads and the so-called 'Gold Rush Economy' had on the development of 19th Century America. Part I is a ten-question matching exercise that includes terms such as: subsidies, vigilantes, the Union Pacific and the Comstock Lode, among others. Part II contains three short answer questions that further examine the impact these industries had on America's growing economy - and its immigrant population.
Perfect as a classroom exercise, homework assignment or review activity!
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