Land Grants Act

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

On 7 July, the Land Grant Act was passed. It provided for the sale of public land to benefit agricultural education and it eventually led to the establishment of state university systems.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Land Grants Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5966, accessed 31 October 2014.]