Improvements for settlers

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  • Changes
    • Wind pumps
      • 1880s: metal blades increased strength and durability
      • Only needed oiling once a year
      • Could pump water from deeper underground
    • Barbed wire
      • Cheaper
      • More widespread
      • Coating applied to increase strength
    • Mechanisation
      • Deeper, stronger ploughs
      • James Oliver plough developed to plants seeds more deeply
      • Boosted the US economy

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