The Dawes Severalty Act (19 words)

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It subdivides Indian reservations into individual plots of land of 160 to 320 acres. Surplus lands are sold to white settlers.

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Editors. "The Dawes Severalty Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10986, accessed 24 October 2017.]

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