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Unformatted text preview: 2. (50) Explain one of the reasons why the US has had so much economic growth. Natural resources—We have a wide variety of natural resources, especially good farm land. Climate—Our climate forces us to plan ahead (for winter) and planning ahead is a key to growth. Land use—The Homestead Act encouraged farmers to own their own land because they will treat what they own better than they will land owned by someone else....
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course AGEC 217 taught by Professor Deboer during the Fall '08 term at Purdue.
- Fall '08