The government promoted settlement of the country’s interior by doing all of these except _____. A. building roads B. building hydroelectric dams C. giving land grants D. giving permits for mining
The correct answer is letter C. Throughout the history of America, land grants have not been very common. As this was a practice that governments did not approve of because of the ancestral settlers that inhabited the areas first. This was a long debate that have spun through the ages and many conflicts arose from this problem.