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Modern Cool History for Advanced Sample

Modern Cool History for Advanced Sample

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Published by: robnalle on Jan 15, 2012
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1. The Pony Express route began in ____________________ , Missouri and covered about ___________ miles before it reached its destination at ____________________ , California. ThePony Express operated for only two years, _________________ and _________________. It closedtwo days after the completion of the ____________________ ____________________ renderedit obsolete.2. Two companies built the Transcontinental Railroad: The ____________________ ____________________, which started at ____________________, Nebraska and laid trackwestward; and the ____________________ ____________________, which started at ____________________, California and laid track eastward. The two railroads met at ____________________ ____________________, Utah on May 10, ______________.3. On cattle drives, the cowboys in charge of the cattle herd were called ____________________ ,while the cowboys in charge of the horses were called ____________________ . The cattlemenkept their supplies in a special wagon called a ____________________. They drove their herdsalong the ____________________ Trail from the state of ____________________ to the railheadat ____________________ , Kansas.4. Before the creation of time zones, each local town or city set its clocks by the sun using a ____________________ or a ____________________. Time zones became necessary because ____________________ companies wanted to be able to tell their passengers what the local timewould be when they arrived at their destinations. Before standardized time, some British clockshad two ____________________ hands: one for ____________________ time, and another for
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Modern America and the World, Week 8:The Transcontinental Railroad,Moving Out West

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