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Learning With: ‘Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due.’

The New York Times - May 22, 2019

The first Transcontinental Railroad, completed in 1869, joined two railroads to connect the east and west coasts of the United States for the first time. It was a feat of engineering that meant that a dangerous journey that once took months could now be completed in a week. As you will read in this article, one scholar calls the feat “every bit as consequential as the digital revolution that binds the world” today.

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