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    Default In the 1800's industrial expansion

    In the 1800's industrial expansion was greatest in the North, ..... the development of the railroad systems.

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    Would you please explain why No.2 can fit here? I don't get the meaning!

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    Default Re: In the 1800's industrial expansion

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    In the 1800's industrial expansion was greatest in the North, ..... the development of the railroad systems.

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    3. also
    4. was also

    Would you please explain why No.2 can fit here? I don't get the meaning!
    A was greatest in the North, as was B. Both A and B were greatest in the North. Just as A was greatest in the North, B was also greatest in the North.

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    Default Re: In the 1800's industrial expansion

    Why not ALSO here?

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    Default Re: In the 1800's industrial expansion

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Why not ALSO here?
    Why not ALSO where? Did you read this bit: "B was also greatest in the North."

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    Default Re: In the 1800's industrial expansion

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Why not ALSO here?
    Are you asking if choice 3 is correct?

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    Default Re: In the 1800's industrial expansion

    Yes

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    Default Re: In the 1800's industrial expansion

    It isn't. 'Also' does not function as a conjunction.

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