The Homestead Act (15 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

The Homestead Act, approved on 20 May, granted free family farms to settlers in the West.

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 09 December 2016.]