The Homestead Act

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Historical Context Note

The Homestead Act, approved on 20 May, granted free family farms to settlers in the West.
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Citation:
Editors. "The Homestead Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10938, accessed 30 July 2014.]