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Seven Wonders of the Industrial World-Transcontinental Railroad-Part 1 of 5
From YouTube, produced by BBC
By the middle of the 19th century, the benefits brought by the host of advances of the industrial age were gradually beginning to reach America, which soon destroyed the native Americans. President Lincoln asks that a railroad be built across America... [more]
December 9, 2010 at 12:15 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Learn about The American Railroads
From 5min, produced by 5min.com
The production of new railroads unified a country and could link the east and the west. Railroads made travel and trade easier and spurred the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in America. In this video clip, learn more about the history of the ... [more]
March 27, 2012 at 11:41 PM
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Transcontinental Railroad Overview
From YouTube, produced by BYU Idaho YouTube Podcast Channel
This 2 minute video provides a brief overview of the transcontinental railroad. It explains why and how it was built.
November 25, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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The Beginning of the Transcontinental Railroad in America
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The transcontinental railroad transformed America into one nation. Commentators give basic facts about the importance of the railroad to America (Running Time 3:27).
October 31, 2010 at 02:20 PM
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