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Salon.com
We must shame dumb Trump fans: The white working class are not victimsSociety initiative had no objection to generous social programs of assistance f
We must shame dumb Trump fans: The white working class are not victims
Salon.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Society initiative had no objection to generous social programs of assistance for the poor, disabled and illiterate. The Homestead Act, the GI Bill, Social Security, the rural electrification policies of the New Deal, and other public aid... Read more
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Breitbart
Shining Nation: The America that Could Be: The Rise of Donald Trump Will Force American Patriots to Think Harder —and a Book from 1912 Could Helpdistribution of property was a concept near and dear to such American leaders a
Shining Nation: The America that Could Be: The Rise of Donald Trump Will Force American Patriots to Think Harder —and a Book from 1912 Could Help
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
distribution of property was a concept near and dear to such American leaders as Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln. The Homestead Act of 1862, empowering small farmers to work, and thereby own, their land, was the supreme realization of the... Read more
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CBS Sports
NCAA satellite camp ban has ruffled even more feathers than you knowsatellite camps were allowed to stand, at least the 14 SEC schools would have f
NCAA satellite camp ban has ruffled even more feathers than you know
CBS Sports / Posted 10 days ago
satellite camps were allowed to stand, at least the 14 SEC schools would have fanned out across the country like it was the Homestead Act claiming camp “territory.” “OK, so if they're legal, there's going to be 100 satellite camps in Atlanta,... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
'Boomer Sooner' subject of controversy at student meetingrefers to people who wanted to settle in unclaimed land, later known as the Okl
'Boomer Sooner' subject of controversy at student meeting
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 10 days ago
refers to people who wanted to settle in unclaimed land, later known as the Oklahoma Territory, following The Homestead Act of 1862. "Sooner" is a term used for the people who did not wait until the stroke of noon April 22, 1889, when... Read more
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Sierra Star
New titles at Oakhurst libraryShortly after the Civil War a black family travels to Kansas to take advantage
New titles at Oakhurst library
Sierra Star / Posted 12 days ago
Shortly after the Civil War a black family travels to Kansas to take advantage of the free land offered through the Homestead Act.  The Shy Creatures - David Mack: What does a shy girl want to be when she grows up? This is a picture book... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Women who helped settle southwest Minnesotaof the land in southwest Minnesota did not take place until after the 1862 Indi
Women who helped settle southwest Minnesota
Marshall Independent / Posted 20 days ago
of the land in southwest Minnesota did not take place until after the 1862 Indian Uprising and the passage of the Homestead Act of the same year. That is when settlers came to the Midwest from the eastern part of the United States to take... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Long Meadow News - April 7homesteaders Many of the young women who taught in the schools also homesteade
Long Meadow News - April 7
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 23 days ago
homesteaders Many of the young women who taught in the schools also homesteaded a piece of land. Requirements of the Homestead Act were that anyone having a homestead would only have to spend one night a week on the homestead. Young women of... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Group to raise funds for Homesteadof the buildings." Tygart Valley Homestead Association officials said Homestea
Group to raise funds for Homestead
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 24 days ago
of the buildings." Tygart Valley Homestead Association officials said Homestead is the only school built because of the Homestead Act that still currently operates as a school. Homestead School was built in 1939 to replace 11 one-room school... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Bold women spearheaded Bill’s RanchMiller said. Jane was left to run the hotel and her family by herself in 1900,
Bold women spearheaded Bill’s Ranch
Summit Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
Miller said. Jane was left to run the hotel and her family by herself in 1900, after John passed away. In 1910, due to the Homestead Act, Jane was granted around 145 acres in Frisco. After a decline in mining, Frisco became a ghost town, and in... Read more

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