The webquest contains 33 question about the Transcontinental Railroad. I have included an answer key. Please message me if you have any questions.
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Hardships of building the railroad
Advantages of the railroad
Pacific Railroad Act of 1862
Financing of the railroad
Sierra Nevada Mountains
Construction of the railroad
Irish Immigrants (pay, living conditions, jobs, hours worked, and hardships)
Winter of 1866 challenges
Salt Lake City
Impact of the railroad on the West, Industry, and Cattle
Positive and negative effects the railroad had on the West