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Grade 5 The Frontier
Which two railroads operated the Transcontinental Railroad?
  1. Union Pacific and Norfolk Southern
  2. Union Pacific and Central Pacific
  3. Central Pacific and Great Northern
  4. Conrail and Norfolk Southern
Grade 10 Industrialization
Which two railroads formed the Transcontinental Railroad?
  1. Union Pacific and Southern Railway
  2. Union Pacific and Central Pacific
  3. Central Pacific and Great Northern
  4. Great Northern and Southern Railway
Grade 11 The Frontier

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Grade 8 The Frontier
The Railroad Administration:
  1. forbid American citizens from traveling by train during WW1.
  2. required all Americans to travel by train during WW1.
  3. stopped all usage of trains and required only car and airplane travel
  4. increased efficiency of railroad lines.
Grade 6 Civil War
The underground railroad was
  1. a subway that slaves rode to enter a free state
  2. a tunnel underground that slaves utilized in order to gain their freedom
  3. a railroad underground that slaves road to freedom
  4. a network of safe areas where slaves can stay while escaping to freedom
Grade 8 Civil War
The Underground Railroad
  1. was a tunnel of buried train cars that ran along state borders.
  2. was an informal organization of safe houses that helped escaping slaves reach Canada.
  3. was a secret organization that supported slavery in the northern states.
  4. was an organization committed to the arrest and conviction of abolitionists.
Grade 5 Civil War
The Underground Railroad was
  1. an underground train
  2. a secret caves the slaves traveled
  3. a group of people that helped slaves escape
  4. A railroad haunted by the ghost of slaves
Grade 10 Driving and Road Safety
Grade 10 Industrialization
Which of the following is NOT an example of how the Transcontinental Railway encouraged Industrialization?
  1. The railroads linked the nation.
  2. Railroad companies refused to hire immigrants.
  3. The construction of the railroad stimulated the economy.
  4. Railroads increased the size of markets for many products.
Grade 8 Colonial Period
What is the name of the water route that captives endured from Africa to America?
  1. The Middle Passage
  2. The Underground Railroad
  3. The Transcontinental Railroad
  4. The Atlantic Ocean
Grade 4 Civil War
What was the underground railroad?
  1. a train used by slaves
  2. a place slave owners went to get new slaves
  3. a vast network of people, safe houses, & routes all used to help fugitive slaves escape to the north, Canada, and Mexico
  4. an underground railway used by slave owners to transport their wares
Grade 5 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The transcontinental railroad traveled:
  1. really fast
  2. across the whole continent
  3. lots of cargo
  4. with translators.
Grade 8 The Frontier
Which of the following best describes the relationship between the federal government and the railroads after 1860?
  1. The federal government taxed the railroads heavily.
  2. The federal government maintained a neutral relationship with the railroads.
  3. The federal government provided extensive help to the railroads.
  4. The federal government took over construction of the railroads.
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