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What were the 2 railroad companies that worked to build the transcontinental railroad?
- 1. Union Pacific
- 2. Central Pacific
What were the 2 main ethnic groups of workers who were hired to work for the railroads?
Irish and Chinese
In what cities and states did the Transcontinental Railroad building begin?
- 1. Omaha, Nebraska
- 2. Sacramento, California
Name a famous buffalo hunter:
What was the name of the massacre led by John Chivington on unsuspecting Cheyenne led by Black Kettle?
Sand Creek Massacre
Who was the 1896 presidential candidate for the Populist Party?
William Jennings Bryan
Who was the Civil War Veteran that was defeated by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse?
What led to many Native American children being sent to White boarding schools?
What political party appealed to the "Common People"?
Who created restaurants on the railroad line, hiring "girls" to serve as waitresses?
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