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Unformatted text preview: The economic and social changes from the growth of the railroad that helped develop new cities that it lowered their cost of transporting their goods to other cities and the small business that was there it helped them grow to a bigger business and it also allowed other businesses to move into the new city. The social and economic changes was growing in the United States due to the railroad moving from east to the west it let traveling and hauling things be quicker and where the railroad tracks was laid it made a path for businesses and industries began to build up new cities and towns all across the United States. Reference Allsands.(2000). Transportation and the Expansion of America. Retrieved from: http://www.allsands.com/history/events/historyrailroad_rto_gn.htm...
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