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Q: What did the U.S. government promise to the rail roads for laying track all across the country?
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Each British colony was governed according to a a written agreement between the settlers and the Crown laying down the colony's basic rules of government?

The Colonial Charter

How much land would be given to a railroad for laying fifty miles of track in a state?

A railroad will be given sufficient land for laying fifty miles of track in a state

According to the declaration of independence when a government works against the rights of the people what are the people allowed to do?

Alter or abolish the government

What is the connection between the stated goals of the constitution and the purposes of government?

The stated natural established "goals" would be the "How" Through the established system of government.(ex: how are we going to bring order and protect the future of their security.)The purpose of the government due to the Deceleration of Independence, established, laying down a foundation of principles, laws, order brought & organizing its power in such form.The connection would be the "Do ordain" (order) through we the people.

Who said when a government becomes oppressive it is your duty to revolt?

It is your right!To wit:We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. - That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, - That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.That's from our Declaration of Independence.

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What did the US government promise to the railroads for laying track all across the country?

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What did the US government promise the the railroads for laying track all across the country?

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What did the us government promises to the railroads for laying track all across the country?

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Who was responsible for laying a telegraph across the Atlantic ocean in 1866?

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How does the US government observe Memorial Day?

The US government observes Memorial Day by participating in ceremonies and events across the country to honor and remember the men and women who have died in military service. This includes the president laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and delivering a speech at Arlington National Cemetery. Additionally, government buildings and national monuments often fly the American flag at half-staff.

Which nineteenth century development first set the stage for future global communications?

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What happens in a Transverse presentation?

The baby is laying side-ways across the cervix instead of head first

What is the new Christian promise?

The same as the 'old' Christian promise that if one truly and deeply repents, gets baptized with the laying on of hands then follows or imitates (means disciple) Jesus, they will inherit eternal life in the Kingdom of God as children in the God family.

What are brick laying hammers for?

You use them to break bricks in half. Tap across the wide face of the brick and it will crack or break along that line.

What is the meaning of larding in cooking?

Larding is done by inserting bits of fat in plugs, or laying stips of fat or bacon across top of food such as a roast.

Is laying duct tape across a street so when the cars run over it they think they have a flat tire illegal.?

only in some US states and the UK

Is a pointing device used by laying the palm of the hand over it and moving it across the surface of a pad that provides traction for a rolling ball on its bottom?