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The United States of the early 19th century could be characterized by rapid and enormous westward expansion. Describe this process and its effects on modern America. Use specific examples.

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The purchase of the Louisiana territories allowed for the US to expand. With increasing migration from Europe, the Eastern coast was in need of an outlet. This outlet was that territory. The Mississippi river system and its tribes like the Ohio and Missouri were critically important to this expansion and many of the towns, which sprang up along these rivers, are among the important large cities in the ...

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