Land Settlers In The 19th Century

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The west started to become more popularized by Americans during the nineteenth century. Settlers in New England started to move westward because the soil of New England was not able to produce high amounts of grain. As a result, the farmers would set out to find a new piece of land to grow their crops on. The farmer’s lively hood as well as their families relied on land to produce the resources their family needed to live. However, most of the land settlers began to occupy was already the home to Native Americans. Americans in North and South Carolina and also Virginia were inclined to move to the western part of the states because they became limited to the resources they had. The Carolinas and Virginia lacked the amount of roads and canals
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