Railroads,Cattle, and Agriculture
By: Jeffrey Halstead
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.