What Is The Importance Of The Transcontinental Railroad

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The transcontinental railroad was a very important part in the growth of the United States of America. In 1869, California, on the west coast, was separated from the United States, on the east coast. There were over a thousand miles of mountain ranges and plains with no reliable way across them. Before the railroad, there was no way to get to the other side of the country without a high chance of death, and many people wouldn't take this risk. Now, with the help of trains we can travel at high speeds over and under land Subways one modern version of trains and they have helped us in so many ways. They provided a source a fast travel in a cheap way. Also in large cities like New York, Boston, and Los Angeles the roads have too much traffic,
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