In what way was new technology responsible for the dramatic expansion of land in America?

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In what way was new technology responsible for the dramatic expansion of land in America?
Answer:

  • With the new technology, the settlers modified their implements to meet their requirements.
  • In the mid-western prairie, simple ploughs were ineffective as it was covered with a thick mat of grass with tough roots.
  • To break the sod and turn the soil over, a variety of new ploughs were devised.
  • By the early 20th century, the farmers in the Great Plains were using tractors and disk ploughs, clearing vast stretches for wheat cultivation.