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The New Yorker
A Guide to Guerrilla Parentingpioneer children roamed, owed their success (when they met with success) not on
A Guide to Guerrilla Parenting
The New Yorker / Posted 5 days ago
pioneer children roamed, owed their success (when they met with success) not only to hard work but to measures like the Homestead Act and the wholesale theft of land from Native Americans, while the model suburban family of the fifties had the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Struggling Norwegian Economy Illustrated in Chartsonly works when there is money growing on trees (North Sea Oil). In my opinion
The Struggling Norwegian Economy Illustrated in Charts
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
only works when there is money growing on trees (North Sea Oil). In my opinion, the better approach, mimicking the US Homestead Act, would be to settle them in areas where there are labor shortages, giving them an opportunity to earn their... Read more
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Orange County Register
Russia looks to populate its Far East. Wimps need not applywasteland that the Russian government is offering to would-be pioneers under it
Russia looks to populate its Far East. Wimps need not apply
Orange County Register / Posted 14 days ago
wasteland that the Russian government is offering to would-be pioneers under its own modern-day version of the 1862 Homestead Act in the United States. “This is not really what I had in mind,” said Bugaev, who had traveled across seven time... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Too complicated for the EPAonly six. The law adding Colorado to the union was five pages, though quite det
Too complicated for the EPA
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
only six. The law adding Colorado to the union was five pages, though quite detailed in its requirements. The 1862 Homestead Act, which offered western settlers 160 acres of land, granted more than 1.6 million homesteads and successfully... Read more
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The Economic Times
Russia looks to populate its far east. Wimps need not apply.agriculture or any other business venture. (American pioneers got more than 60
Russia looks to populate its far east. Wimps need not apply.
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
agriculture or any other business venture. (American pioneers got more than 60 times that amount — 160 acres — under the Homestead Act.) The Russian plan has been derided as a dreamy patriotic stunt cooked up by Kremlin image makers or a scam... Read more
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The Forward
Viewing the World Through Chicken Gogglesand New World soil, Jewish farmers in Argentina were able to grow sunflowers as
Viewing the World Through Chicken Goggles
The Forward / Posted 15 days ago
and New World soil, Jewish farmers in Argentina were able to grow sunflowers as a crop for the first time. Sidebar: The Homestead Act of 1862 provided land to those who would settle and work it for a minimum of five Years. Jewish aid... Read more
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Breitbart
As Far as MSM is Concerned, America Was a Mistakethen what would have happened? Yet this much we know for sure: Without the sma
As Far as MSM is Concerned, America Was a Mistake
Breitbart / Posted 25 days ago
then what would have happened? Yet this much we know for sure: Without the small-farmer settlement of the Midwest—the Homestead Act and all that—the land of America would have been dominated by big landowners. That is, Southern... Read more
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Daily Journal
COMMENTARY: 10 reasons Lincoln would be rolling over in his gravethe government established land-grant colleges (the forerunners of today’s grea
COMMENTARY: 10 reasons Lincoln would be rolling over in his grave
Daily Journal / Posted 1 months ago
the government established land-grant colleges (the forerunners of today’s great state universities) and passed the Homestead Act, which gave settlers 160 acres of federal land for a small filing fee. He knew from experience that government... Read more
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The Christian Post
Trump Appeal Based on Fearing Loss of Propped-Up White Prosperityschooling for the next 150 years? What if they did not lay the foundations for
Trump Appeal Based on Fearing Loss of Propped-Up White Prosperity
The Christian Post / Posted 1 months ago
schooling for the next 150 years? What if they did not lay the foundations for racialized de-facto exclusions from the Homestead Act and the G.I. Bill? And what if they did not lay the foundations for environmental and climate injustice that... Read more

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