The West and the Transcontinental Railroad. Where is this? What are they doing? Why are they doing it?. A. The Great Frontier . The “West” constituted the Great Plains to CA. Virtually no whites in this area before 1865. Floods of people to this area after 1865.
Where is this?
What are they doing?
Why are they doing it?
d. Hundreds lost their lives in explosions and Indian raids
2. Economic Problems for Farmers