The Homestead Act

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The Homestead Act was an act passed in 1862 that gave citizens the right to claim land for their own, resulting in major development and settlement of the West. Students studying the finer points of American history can read this worksheet about the influence of The Homstead Act, then answer some critical thinking questions at the end.

Middle School History Worksheets: The Homestead Act
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