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Standard 5-2.2

5-2.2 Summarize how technologies (such as railroads, the steel plow and barbed wire), federal policies (such as subsidies for the railroads and the Homestead Act), and access to natural resources affected the development of the West.

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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