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Why was there so many railroad lines that ran from and to Chicago Illinois in the 1800s?

It was the easiest place to get goods west in the America's before trains do to the possible passage by water from New York. As Chicago became a booming port city for the west (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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Why did the Union Pacific and central pacific railroad companies do?

WHAT did they do? They built the transcontinental railroad from the eastern half of the country to California. WHY did they do it? For land grants and for profits. Railroads (MORE)