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the railroads more money and they in turn used that money to get congress to give more land grants and to build more railroads. As one move s forward through the cent uries on the interactive map one can see that the major cities have increased in number and in population. Railroads have increased in the number of miles and the number of railroads within each state. Also, there is many more acres of agricultural land and territories that have become states. Bibliography
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Westward Expansion 5 Johnson, D. W. (2009). The Laws That Shaped America : Fifteen Acts of Congress and Their Lasting Impact. Routledge 270 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016. Retrieved from ? direct=true&AuthType=ip&db=nlebk&AN=270674&site=ehost-live&scope=site Sabin, E. L. (1919). Building the Pacific Railway. Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company. Retrieved from Westward Expansion, 1860–1890 Interactive Map. (2010). (t. U. Library of Congress, Compiler) WGBH Educational Foundation. Retrieved from
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