Introduction

"The project for construction of a great Railroad through the United States of America, connecting the Atlantic with the Pacific ocean, has been in agitation for over fifteen years. It is the most magnificent project ever conceived " (Theodore Judah)

You are the designers of a new web site detailing the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad, and the changes it brought to California. You will be working in teams, and you will have to create a page that depicts important historical data related to the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad. Each team will work on a specific theme:

First read the Important Facts page and look at the video.

Then click on the link of your theme and start exploring the different web sites that will help you answer the questions. And don't forget that your book "Oh, California" is also a good source of information.Good luck!!!