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The Railroad Industry and the West. What was the relationship between the railroad industry and the idea of Manifest Destiny? Promotes westward settlement by easier transportation. Transported crops/livestock from farmers.

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Changes in the west
Changes in the West farmers/the Grange?

  • Homestead Act—160 Acres of land for free if settlers would farm it for 5 years.

  • Major increase in westward settlement led to increased conflict with Native Americans.


Settlers vs native americans
Settlers vs. Native Americans farmers/the Grange?

  • Reservations created for Native Americans

  • Dawes Act—attempt to assimilate Native Americans into American society.


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