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Transcontinental Railroad Essays (Examples)

33 results for “Transcontinental Railroad”.


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3 Pages
Research Proposal

American History

Transcontinental Railroad Connected the U S

Words: 875
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

.." And were "the largest consumers of wood and coal in the United States...by the late nineteenth-century." (yrne, 2006) yrne relates that once the railroads were in operation the…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

American History

How the Railroad Industrialized America a Track That Unified a Nation

Words: 2968
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

railroad industrialized America, a Track That Unified a Nation How the railroad industrialized America In the nineteenth century, the railroad system of the United States of America came to…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Transportation

Union Pacific Railroad

Words: 1983
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Union Pacific ailroad Logistics The Union Pacific ailroad is the largest railroad in the nation, and it serves 23 western states, with agreements with other railroads to link it…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Brigham Young and the Expanding American Frontier

Words: 1113
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Brigham Young At first, Young was ambivalent towards the Methodist -- or any other -- Church. He "held back from joining the Methodists" like his brothers had because of…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

American History

American West United States Became One of

Words: 3016
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

American est United States became one of the most industrialized nations and sought to grow its industries at an alarming rate. For this purpose, the western part of United…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Native Americans

Indian-American Technology Stasis It Is

Words: 1450
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

he introduction of various kinds of technology for the railroad, cattle ranching and mining of gold and silver, and ecological disturbance resulting from agrarianism were among the major factors…

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16 Pages
Research Proposal

Military

Sherman Played an Instrumental Role

Words: 4615
Length: 16 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The warfare was also psychological because the looting of southern homes and the pillaging of southern farms greatly diminished the resources of the confederate army. The confederate army was…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

American History

History 1865-1960

Words: 2544
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

American history as a radical and revolutionary society. Specifically, it will discuss the works of "The Jungle," by Upton Sinclair, and "Coming of Age in Mississippi," by Anne Moody.…

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2 Pages
Essay

Business

Industrialization on the United States

Words: 634
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Petroleum, the source of gasoline, became especially important after the automobile came into widespread use in the early 1900's. Improved communications also contributed to economic expansion. The railroad improved…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

History - Asian

Early Chinese History

Words: 2053
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Immigration, Spatial, And Cultural Aspects of the Canadian Pacific Railway At the turn of the 19th century, Chinese emigration began in Canada. The Chinese saw Canada as a place…

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75 Pages
Research Proposal

Business

Delimitations Today Modern Business Systems

Words: 20751
Length: 75 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

A favorite target for conspiracists today as well as in the past, a group of European intellectuals created the Order of the Illuminati in May 1776, in Bavaria, Germany,…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Native Americans

Multicultural America Has Been Multicultural

Words: 1163
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

"The 'White' race was obeying the 'divine command, to subdue and replenish the earth,' as it searched for new and distant lands." They were proud of their progress. They…

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5 Pages
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Military

Union General William Tecumseh Sherman Commander of

Words: 1678
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Union General William Tecumseh Sherman, commander of the western armies that took Atlanta in 1864. Specifically, it will look at how his capture of Atlanta and eventual March to…

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7 Pages
Research Proposal

American History

Civil War How the Civil

Words: 2408
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The war and the years that preceded it led to the creation of social classes in our country. These classes consisted of the rich upper-class down to the poor…

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9 Pages
Research Paper

Economics

Causes of the Panic of 1857

Words: 2449
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Panic of 1857 "In the life of a nation, every year has its failures and disappointments, but 1857 had more than its share." ~ Kenneth M. Stampp[footnoteRef:1] [1: Stampp,…

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50 Pages
Term Paper

Economics

Economics Finance MBA Level

Words: 13568
Length: 50 Pages
Type: Term Paper

disrupting America's economic system is a fundamental objective of terrorists Even as the world continues to struggle with the terrible shock from the September 11 attacks in New York…

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3 Pages
Essay

American History

Northern & Southern Cultures American

Words: 830
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Indeed, the North-South divide presented a challenge to the newly independent nation. With this increasing divide and conflict came the development of distinct cultures that came to characterize each…

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7 Pages
Thesis

American History

Historiographical Analysis of Jefferson Davis

Words: 2536
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Thesis

1). While modern observers may relate the role played in the history of the United States only on his presidency of the Confederate states, in reality, a more balanced…

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4 Pages
Research Proposal

American History

America Even the Native Americans

Words: 1407
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

This represented a sharp turn in public beliefs, and it represented a new type of America that no longer welcomed immigrants with open arms, and that has continued unchecked…

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2 Pages
Research Proposal

Literature

Rush for Riches Gold Fever

Words: 686
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Part of the impact of this book is the lush illustrations, maps, and photos that illustrate the text. They make it more interesting, help set the different periods in…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

American History

U S After the Civil War

Words: 832
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

On the other hand, most businessmen found new opportunities in the South and tried to benefit from the political and economic vacuum. This orientation however, created new tensions between…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

Native Americans

African-American Westward Migration

Words: 3585
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

African-Americans and Western Expansion Prior to the 1960s and 1970s, very little was written about black participation in Western expansion from the colonial period to the 19th Century, much…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

What Started the Civil War

Words: 1263
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Civil War Tensions The American Civil War was not the culmination of one specific issue, which tore North and South, but rather the culmination of a perfect storm of…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

American History

Industrialization and the Civil War

Words: 1720
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Industrialization After the Civil War The United States economy grew to unprecedented levels and very quickly, after the American Civil War. This economic and industrial growth comprised of a…

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5 Pages
Essay

American History

Why the Civil War Means Different Things to Americans

Words: 1730
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Civil War and Its Meaning The Civil War defined Americans because it was the war fought over the Constitution as it was written. It was the war of States'…

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18 Pages
Thesis

Transportation

Airmail in the United States

Words: 5981
Length: 18 Pages
Type: Thesis

S. Postal Systems 1775-1993). A third segment of this transcontinental route was established in 1920 and ran from Chicago to Omaha by way of Iowa City, with feeder lines…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Economics

House of Morgan An American Banking Dynasty

Words: 1803
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the ise of Modern Finance, by Edwin P. Hoyt, Jr. Specifically, it will discuss the three most significant things and/or people…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Geography

Artists Carleton Emmons Watkins Carleton

Words: 1628
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

There he exhibited 125 of his large Pacific coast views and had more than a thousand images accessible for view through stereoscopes. During these years, he traveled further afield…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Government

American Elections of 1876

Words: 1558
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Shady American Elections of 1876 The most corruption ridden, heinous and questionable presidential election in American history had only just begun. During the presidential campaign, Rutherford was blasted by…

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18 Pages
Assessment

Business - Management

United States Is the Diversity

Words: 5913
Length: 18 Pages
Type: Assessment

Because of the newer mobility of a significant amount of suburban America, driving to national parks was even more an option. The more people visited the Parks, it seemed,…

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9 Pages
Essay

Race

History From 1865 to the Present Day

Words: 3112
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

istory from 1865 to te present day. To focus te researc, select six subtopics (specific events or developments related to te topic, separated in time); tree from before 1930…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Business

FedEx Strategy

Words: 1171
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

FDX Value Creation Frontier The value creation frontier "represents the maximum amount of value that the products of different companies inside an industry can give customers at any one…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Sociology

Sociology Mcminden A Fictional Town

Words: 745
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Within my own community, I have seen this as more and more people travel farther and farther away for college, and settle far away from their parents. Access to…

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