States History Question of the
Answer and Explanation
Domestic Northern Developments
Which of the
following domestic developments in the North did not occur during the Civil War?
(A) the Homestead
Act provided 160 acres of land virtually free to any citizen willing
to occupy it for five years
(B) the Morrill
Land Grant Act helped the financing of public colleges
(C) the National
Bank Act created a national banking system
(D) Treasury notes
known as greenbacks were issued and fluctuated in value in relation to
the success of Union armies
transcontinental railroad was completed at Promontory, Utah
Explanation: The Union Pacific
and Central Pacific Railroad construction crews met at Promontory, Utah
in 1869. All of the other events occurred between 1861 and 1865.
(E) the transcontinental
railroad was completed at Promontory, Utah
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