How Did The Transcontinental Railroad Economic Impact The United States

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The greatest technology advancement of my time is the Tesla. The Tesla helps save our Earth and our money by not spending so much on gas. We are no longer spending so much money on gas and now we can save our money for things we really need. How did the transcontinental railroad economically impact the United States? The railroad economically impacted the US by decreasing the cost for transporting goods, increasing exports and imports, and expanding the US. In document E the author hints that prices for shipping items decreased since the creation of the railroad. In 1862, seven years before the Transcontinental Railroad was opened, shipping cost were a little less than two dollars for 100 pounds. Once the railroad was opened shipping cost
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