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S.S. Chap. 19 8grade

Chapter 19 in the social studies book. people and definitions 8th Grade

TermDefinition
Consolidation the practice of combining separate companies
Railroad Barrons powerful individuals that controlled the nation's rail traffic
Cornelius Vanderbilt one of the first railroad barons; he gained control of the New York Central line, his empire stretched from New York City to the Great Lakes
James J. Hill railroad baron; built the the Great Northern line between Minnesota and Washington State
Collis P. Huntington one of the partners that founded the Central Pacific
Leland Stanford another of the partners that founded the Central Pacific
Central Pacific railroad that connected California and Utah
The Great Northern Line rail road that connected Minnesota and Washington State
The New York Central Line connects New York City to the Great Lakes
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