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Q: Why did the Federal government encourage the construction of the transcontinental railroadwhat effect did the new railroad have on the people and the land?
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The government offered each railroad company building the transcontinental railroad land along its right of way to?

To Encourage rapid construction


What was the transcontinental railroad act?

The Transcontinental Railroad Acts, also known as the Pacific Railroad acts, were acts passed in the early 1860s to encourage the construction of the transcontinental railroad. Construction was incentivized by giving land and bonds to the railroad companies.


In the second half of the 1800s what did the federal government encourage in the building of transcontinental railroads?

Railroad Builders received loans and grants from the federal government.


Why did the Americans want a transcontinental railroad?

Americans wanted a transcontinental railroad to aid westward expansion. Settlers were looking for land, and the discovery of gold in California also encourage travel.


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The government hoped the missionaries would encourage the Chinese to trade with the US


What did the pacific railway acts give railroad companies?

The Pacific Railway Acts granted railroad companies large land grants and federal loans to encourage the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad. This helped the companies financially and allowed them to acquire vast territories for future development. The Acts also provided the government the authority to oversee and regulate the construction of the railroad.


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The government hoped the missionaries would encourage the Chinese to trade with the US.


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What was a main belief of the federalist party?

The government should encourage the use of slaves to build roads and bridges.