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Desert Land Act

Homestead

Added by yongli on 11/10/2015 - 13:09, last changed on 05/21/2020 - 08:54

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Editor's note: This article was updated by CE staff on 5/19/20 to include impact on indigenous people Homesteading was the means by which large amounts of land in the Midwest and western United States came under private ownership after it was taken from indigenous peoples. Although the word...
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