The meeting of the Central Pacific therefore the Union Pacific Railroads at Promontory Point, Utah, in 1869, again sent the unemployed into the metropolitan areas.

The meeting of the Central Pacific therefore the Union Pacific Railroads at Promontory Point, Utah, in 1869, again sent the unemployed into the metropolitan areas.

This time Ca, along with the nation, was at an economic downturn, primarily caused by wildcat speculation and declining production that is gold. (The stock exchange had been in line with the gold standard.) Durations of drought in California affected agricultural manufacturing adversely.

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