US Desert Land bill

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Historical Context Note

A Desert Land bill is passed by the US Congress, offering financial incentives to encourage people to move to and cultivate the arid and semi-arid lands of the western states.
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Citation:
Editors. "US Desert Land bill". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18729, accessed 25 October 2014.]