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Westerd Expansion

Why did It happen

What where the five reason for westward expansion? land, gold and silver, freedom, railroad, and adventure
_______ _________ were built in a MATTER OF DAYS. Boom towns
Possibility of ___(1)_____ created by the discovery of (2)_______ and _____(3)____. 1.wealth 2.gold 3.silver
A new __________ for former enslaved __________ Americans. begging, African
Opportunities for land ____________. ownership
The ____________ ______ gave _____ acres of free land to settlers agreeing to stay there ___ years. Homestead Act, 160, 5
Technological advances, including the ______________ ____________. Transcontinental Railroad
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