Discussion & Essay Questions
Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching Transcontinental RailroadTeacher Pass
Teaching Transcontinental Railroad Teacher Pass includes:
- Assignments & Activities
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- Discussion & Essay Questions
- Challenges & Opportunities
- Related Readings in Literature & History
Sample of Discussion & Essay Questions
- In what sense did the transcontinental railroad link "not only people and places but also moments in history"?
- Was this the watershed development of the century?
- Did any other event or development have a greater impact than the railroad?
- Did any subsequent event or development match the impact of the railroad?