Here is the question :
WHICH STATE CAPITAL IS CALLED THE “CROSSROADS OF THE WEST”?
Here is the option for the question :
- Sacramento, California
- Salt Lake City, Utah
- Austin, Texas
- Boise, Idaho
And, the answer for the the question is :
[STC00262] Even though Indianapolis, Indiana, is known as “The Crossroads of America,” another state capitol in the West has assumed the mantle of “The Crossroads of America.
” The capital of Utah, Salt Lake City, serves as the cultural and economic hub of the state and is located at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains.
This moniker stems back to the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869, which was routed through Salt Lake City.
As a result of this, Salt Lake City became an important hub as well as a mining boomtown.
Salt Lake City is presently the most populous city in Utah, with a metropolitan area that contains more than one million people.