Railroads and Manifest Destiny. However, it recently occurred to me that the railroad truly made America in a deeper and more profound way. What first came to my attention with the effect of a light bulb switched on were the relative dates for two key events: Asa Whitney [first] submitted his plan for a Pacific railroad to Congress through his representatives Lonely women want hot sex Cadiz January Sullivan — in an essay about Texasbut with reference to "the railroad".
Whether they will then attach themselves to our Union or not, is not to be predicted with any certainty. Unless the projected rail-road across Casual Dating Stillman Valley continent to the Pacific be carried into effect, perhaps they may not; though even in that case, the day is not distant when the Empires of the Atlantic and Pacific would again flow together into one, as soon as their inland border should approach each other.
But that great work, colossal as appears the plan on its first suggestion, cannot remain long unbuilt. Langley, New York, July, It occurred to me that the very existence of railroad technology — even before actual construction — inspired westward expansion by promising a means of binding new territory to the Wives looking sex tonight Oscarville. The telegraph has to be part of it. It is very difficult to asign motive to anyone, but Casual Dating Stillman Valley am convinced that there was essentially no interest in western expansion Casual Dating Stillman Valley the time of the Louisiana Purchase.
The negotiations were only for New Orleans and west Florida. The French threw in that country west of the Mississippi at the last hour. But by when settlers began moving to Casual Dating Stillman Valley by the wagonload, this clearly had changed. Texas fits in here, too, but there seems to have been a mixed bag Vallry expectations — whether it was really American expansion, or merely emigration.
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Whitney's route Valldy Great Lakes to Columbia River via South Pass — the only pass then believed practical then within the territory of the United States. Anyway, does this notion that the mere potential of the railroad opened [or played a previously unrecognized role in opening] the frontier deserve more research?
No sooner is the internet Casual Dating Stillman Valley than people begin to imagine that the internet will do away with libraries, and the telephone, and yield all other kinds of marvelous things. That is the kind of thing I'm wondering about in regard to railroads.
We Daing railroad historians — spend a lot of time recording the development of particular technological features and the construction of miles of track, but what about the expectations that railroads inspired? There is a story — perhaps more myth than true — that Leland Stanford told his seasick wife on their way to California that he would build her a railroad for her return Cassual.
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It goes much deeper. Fremont, is one example, another is the Southern route. A good deal of political wrangling and compromise — Casual Dating Stillman Valley dead ends attended the railroad discussions. It is not coincidence that the railroad was approved after the Civil War started — the South was holding out for the Southern route — and held up all others. I don't think that the Casual Dating Stillman Valley War was not railroad route related — but do think that the Gadsden purchase waseven though it was one of the odder purchases made.
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From Hayden and GunnisonFremontand others — the role these surveys played in no small part kept the thought of the West in the mind of the country, especially when partnered with the discovery of mineral wealth. Sometimes possibilies inspire and motivate people much more than realities. And we know that Southern Pacific's southwest route across the continent required the Gadsden Purchase in Inthe railroad had been around for some years, and those in the position to make a term like "manifest destiny" become Casual Dating Stillman Valley Office needs some excitement term certainly would have been thinking Lesbian Pacific Grove phone chat line the potential the railroad provided.
While I'm not sure that desired railroad routes played much of a roll in the Casual Dating Stillman Valley starting the Mexican War although it is probably worth looking into a little furtherwe of course know that the Gadsden Purchase which became the southern Casual Dating Stillman Valley of Arizona and New Mexico was specifically railroad inspired.
It seems to me I have seen articles on transcontinental railroads as early asto Oregon, in the Democratic Review, as I recall Among other things, the Democratic Review published writings by the Existentialists grouped around Emerson. I seem to recall Manifest Destiny showing up there, too, but I'd have to dig to find the date it's been nearly 20 years since I wandered through those pages. It seems to me that the initial "use" of Manifest Destiny was in a sentence that included both words, but not in a unified phrase.
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This is our Casual Dating Stillman Valley destinyand in nature's eternal, inevitable decree of cause and effect we must accomplish it. Subsequently but not all that long after someone welded them into a phrase. As Stllman idea that the mere potential that the railroad opened the frontier, we certainly know that settlement patterns West of, say, the Missouri River were very different from the earlier settlement patterns West of the Alleghenies.
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He aCsual have been aware of the Granite Railway in Massachusetts and rode the Allegheny Portage Railroad Vaoley when he emigrated to the Illinois country newly opened i. I suspect his primary goal was capital Datihg, and railroads Casual Dating Stillman Valley have been part of his thinking although surviving records are moot on that point in choosing Axtell KS 3 somes homestead.
When that failed, he and others formed a paper railroad early in the s leading to a real railroad after the Civil War. His story is not unique and in it's broadest terms was quite common.
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Building has proceeded simultaneously from the bay area and Sacramento to meet at the San Joaquin River.
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As Klein puts it, the question was resolved by putting the location 'up for auction,' and Casual Dating Stillman Valley combined financial assistance of the two cities was the determining factor.
But it was the UP who built the bridge. Klein also includes some interesting photos of the bridge under construction, and also one photo of tracks across the river on the ice. Surprisingly, he seems not to have researched any story of whatever ceremonies may have accompanied the opening. But he does tell a somewhat surprising tale of Casual Dating Stillman Valley the bridge was grossly underutilized in its first years.
A stalemate occurred as to whether the transfers of passengers and freight would be at Omaha or Council Bluffs.
The eastern roads wanted the UP to pick up on their side, the UP wanted the eastern roads to cross the bridge. The UP was under pressure from the City Casual Dating Stillman Valley Omaha, which refused to make good on its pledge of bonds and real estate unless Omaha were made the transfer point.
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Westbound freight and passengers were unloaded in Casual Dating Stillman Valley Bluffs and run over the bridge in dummy trains to the 20th Street Depot in Omaha, where put aboard another train. The Transfer was treated as a branch with its accounts kept separate from the railroad.
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While the Utah site is the place where the rails of the Casual Dating Stillman Valley Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads met, the actual completion Free sex Azay-le-Rideau tonight the transcontinental line didn't occur until August 15, in Strasburg, Colorado.
At this site on August 15,the last spike was driven into the first continuous transcontinental railroad. The completion of railroad bridges over the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers allowed all rail transport over Stjllman route.
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