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Transcontinental Railroad - Positive and Negative Effects

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positive effect
Faster way to ship larger amount of goods
positive effect
Cheaper for travel and safer than stagecoach
positive effect
Helped unpopulated areas get settled easier
negative effect
Native Americans lost their land
negative effect
Native Americans moved on to reservations
negative effect
Brought many settlers to take over Native American land
negative effect
Large number of buffalo were killed for sport