Transcontinental Railroad Effects

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The Effects of the Transcontinental Railroad: Native Americans, Society, and Economy The Transcontinental Railroad had a drastic effects on many aspects of life during the 1860s, including society, the economy, and the Native Americans’ way of life. These are just a few of the ways the Transcontinental Railroad changed the world. Native Americans were forced to relocate, society had a new outlook on life, and the economy had been boosted almost incalculably. Firstly, Native Americans were already in an inconvenient position, being relocated multiple times, and were further being pressured to move again. With the railroad in place, many white settlers would go onto the Native Americans’ land and hunt wild Buffalo to near extinction. To add

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