Land Grants Act (31 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

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.

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 08 December 2016.]