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18 Jan 2018
Copernicus and the church
Asa Whitney's "transcontinental railroad" proposition makes its way before congress
The two building companies meet in Utah, and drive a ceremonial Golden spike into the ground, signifying the completion of the railroad
First Passenger train Crosses a portion of the transcontinntal railroad
Silver is discovered in Nevada reigniting the spirit of mining for money in the west
Theodore Judah and his team come up with the best route for a transcontinental railroad, and name the line "Central Pacific railroad"
President Lincoln signs the pacific railway act which commissions two railway companies, Central Pacific and Union Pacific to build the Transcontinental Railway.
Central Pacific Begins to hire more Chinese workers to speed up building and replace Irish that have left
Civil War begins
Civil War ends
Lincoln is assassinated by John-Wilkes-Booth
Time is standardized in America
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