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The transcontinental railroad

Author: Michael V Uschan
Publisher: Detroit : Lucent Books, ©2009.
Series: American history (Lucent Books)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Lucent Books' American History series examines the eras, events, and movements that have shaped U.S. history. Compelling narratives offer a wealth of factual information and also provide readers with insight into the significance of the past and its many legacies. Fully cited quotations from historical figures, eyewitnesses, letters, speeches, and writings bring vibrancy and authority to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael V Uschan
ISBN: 9781420501056 1420501054 9781420503036 1420503030
OCLC Number: 262429715
Description: 104 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Important dates at the time of the Transcontinental Railroad --
Introduction: Railroad that united a nation --
1: Nation grows unevenly --
2: Seeking a route for the Transcontinental Railroad --
3: Planning the Transcontinental Railroad --
4: Union Pacific builds West --
5: Central Pacific builds East --
6: Transcontinental Railroad changes the nation --
Notes --
For more information --
Index --
Picture credits --
About the author.
Series Title: American history (Lucent Books)
Responsibility: Michael V. Uschan.

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From the Publisher: Lucent Books' American History series examines the eras, events, and movements that have shaped U.S. history. Compelling narratives offer a wealth of factual information and also provide readers with insight into the significance of the past and its many legacies. Fully cited quotations from historical figures, eyewitnesses, letters, speeches, and writings bring vibrancy and authority to the text. Sidebars, time lines, indexes, and annotated bibliographies appear in all volumes.

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