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Q: How did the Union Pacific Railroad acquire supplies to build the transcontinental railroad?
A: The original company, prior to later uniting with the Central Pacific Railroad, was incorporated on July 1, 1862 under an act of Congress entitled Pacific Railroad Act of 1862. [ The act was approved by President Abraham Lincoln, and it provided for the construction of railroads from the Missouri River to the Pacific as a war measure for the preservation of the Union. It was constructed
westwardly from Council Bluffs to meet the Central Pacific line, which was constructed eastwardly from San Francisco Bay. ]
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User: How did the Union Pacific Railroad acquire supplies to build the transcontinental railroad?

Weegy: The original company, prior to later uniting with the Central Pacific Railroad, was incorporated on July 1, 1862 under an act of Congress entitled Pacific Railroad Act of 1862. [ The act was approved by President Abraham Lincoln, and it provided for the construction of railroads from the Missouri River to the Pacific as a war measure for the preservation of the Union. It was constructed westwardly from Council Bluffs to meet the Central Pacific line, which was constructed eastwardly from San Francisco Bay. ]
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User: What was the effect of manifest destiny on the American Indian population?

Weegy: Manifest Destiny was the belief widely held by Americans in the 19th century that the United States was destined to expand across the continent. [ The concept, born out of "a sense of mission to redeem the Old World", was enabled by "the potentialities of a new earth for building a new heaven". Read more: ]
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