Building the Transcontinental Railroad

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ABDO, Sep 1, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Unites States, 1863 to 1869. The Central Pacific Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroad laborers worked from each end of the country to build a railroad. Follow the transcontinental railroad's progress in this impressive graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Publishing Group. Grades 3-6.
 

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Contents

Timeline
4
Westward Expansion
6
Central Pacific and Union Pacific Raliroads
10
Construction Delays
14
Union Pacific Advances
18
Native Attacks
21
Promontory Summit
25
The Transcontinental Railroad
30
Glossary
31
Index
32
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