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The completion of the railroads to the West following the Civil War opened up vast areas of the region to settlement and economic development White settlers from the East poured across the Mississippi to mine, farm, and ranch African-American settlers also came West from the Deep South, convinced ....

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Farming on the Great Plains

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The Early Development of the Coal Industry ,

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