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US military leaders advocated driving away or killing huge numbers of buffalo on the Great Plains for what reason?

A

The buffalo were competing with cattle for needed resources.

B

The Native Americans relied on the buffalo, and eliminating their food supply made it more likely Natives would submit to white rule and settle on reservations.

C

The buffalo were impeding the progress on the Transcontinental Railroad.

D

The buffalo were regarding as being infected with a number of diseases and their meat was inedible.

E

The buffalo were breaking down fences and feasting on homesteader's grain and corn, driving many into bankruptcy.

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