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The Morrill Act of 1862

A

gave land to railroad companies to build a transcontinental railroad.

B

gave land to ranchers in order to create meat for Union troops in the Civil War.

C

mandated military action against hostile tribes in the West.

D

gave land to each state to create, or sell in order to fund, universities to teach agricultural techniques and mechanical arts.

E

attempted to bring immigrants in the crowded cities to the frontier to become farmers.

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