Railroads,Cattle, and Agriculture

By: Jeffrey Halstead

The Railroad

1. The Government gave land to the railroads companies to build on.

2. Government gave 4,000,000 acres of Kansas to railroads.

Growing the Kansas Economy/ The Cattle

1. Cattle drives ended because of Texas fever and Kansas has a law to have a deadline.

2. Cow-towns were located near railroads and they bought, sold, and shipped cows.

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