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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Hadfields leave lasting legacy in Logan Countyto all. Hadfield pitched a tent where the Pawnee Creek and South Platte River c
Hadfields leave lasting legacy in Logan County
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
to all. Hadfield pitched a tent where the Pawnee Creek and South Platte River converged, filed a land claim under the Homestead Act, and thus became the first permanent settler in Logan County. William built a sod house on his 160 acres,... Read more
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Crosscut
Washington state is named for a slaveowner — should it be renamed?Olympia — is named for a key political figure in Oregon’s history, Samuel R. Th
Washington state is named for a slaveowner — should it be renamed?
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
Olympia — is named for a key political figure in Oregon’s history, Samuel R. Thurston, who helped pass a precursor of the Homestead Act which aided American settlement here. But he was also a proponent of the territory’s efforts to exclude African... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Drowning in Debthigher education was established through the Land Grant College System, land de
Drowning in Debt
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 days ago
higher education was established through the Land Grant College System, land development was encouraged by passage of the Homestead Act granting ownership privileges to settlers, major government support was provided to all branches of science,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Drowning in Debthigher education was established through the Land Grant College System, land de
Drowning in Debt
Op-Ed News / Posted 13 days ago
higher education was established through the Land Grant College System, land development was encouraged by passage of the Homestead Act granting ownership privileges to settlers, major government support was provided to all branches of science,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Putin's gamble on Russian Las Vegas stirs fears of China influxin 1858 and 1860. The government in Moscow is seeking to counter public concer
Putin's gamble on Russian Las Vegas stirs fears of China influx
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
in 1858 and 1860. The government in Moscow is seeking to counter public concern over Chinese encroachment by offering Russians free parcels of land in the hopes of spurring a mass migration along the lines of Abraham Lincoln's Homestead Act of 1... Read more
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