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  • ONLINE COURSE  American Progress, The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad
  • Fee: $40.00
    Dates: 3/8/2021 - 4/26/2021
    Times: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Days: M
    Sessions: 8
    Location: Online
    Instructor: Matthew Hermes

    This is the dramatic story of the Transcontinental Railroad. Tunneling by Chinese immigrants and grading and rail-laying by Civil War veterans linked Omaha and Sacramento and authenticated our “Manifest Destiny”. Heroes: Lincoln and Theodore Judah. Villains: Thomas Durant and Collis Huntington. Victims: American Indians whose Great Plains resources were destroyed. We will remember 20th century railroading and show the diminished state of passenger rail in the United States today.

    This class will be taught online using Zoom. Registrants will receive class login details prior to the start of class via email. For more information about ZOOM click here.

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