Transcontinential Railroad Thesis

148 Words1 Page

Transcontinential Railroad had a huge impact on the Native Ameriacans, Society and the Environment. Here is one example of how the Native Americans were impacted: Some of the hardships they faced were very little food, only ate once during their working hours. They worked long hours for very little money, and they had ages 10 and up working. Transcontinential Railroad helped the society grow with the transportation it provided. It replaced wagon trains of previous decades which became usless. It allowed for the transportation of larger quantities of goods over longer distance. Without the railroad the economy of the West would have had a very hard time expanding. Because of those things you can say that the railroad allowed the West

Show More
Open Document