West to a land of plenty

Jim Murphy

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Why did people from the east want to move to the west?

They want to move west from the east because the west had offert a lot of opportunities, freedom, good land to farm, a railroad, and offered to reduce the taxes.


They had opportunities to farm, get a good job, and live in a better place for there families to be in a better life.
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They had freedom in the west because they could work where they wanted, they could live where they wanted and they could be friends with everyone.

Good land to farm

They had a good land to farm because the soil was richer, they could grow crops better than the one in the east, and they had enough water to grow them.