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Why did the Government Provide Subsidies to Railroad Companies

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Danny Helser

on 21 October 2013

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Transcript of Why did the Government Provide Subsidies to Railroad Companies

They are financial aid and land grants from the government.
Other Reasons
Railroad executives made the argument that their companies should receive free public land on which to lay track because a rail network connecting East and West would bring important benefits to the entire nation.
Why did the government provide subsidies to railroad companies?
Why did the Government Provide Subsidies to Railroad Companies?

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Another reason may be that building railroads gave people jobs
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