Transcontinental Railroad Research Paper

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SIOUX SMOKE SIGNAL This is Steve McQueen of the Sioux tribe writing for the Sioux Smoke Signal. Today we are talking about how the Transcontinental Railroad affected our Native American way of life. The Transcontinental Railroad is a railroad which stretches from Omaha, Nebraska to San Francisco, California. It was built to bring settlers and supplies to the west. It has made a terrible impact on the Native American people. It was built by two different railroad companies: the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific. Both companies received subsidies from the government to complete the railroad. The companies started on the far points and connected on Promontory Point, Utah. They hired Chinese and Irish workers to work
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