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18 July, 01:33

how did the economic impact of the homestead act contribute to the close of the frontier in the late 19th century

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  1. 18 July, 02:31
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    Signed into law in May 1862, the Homestead Act opened up settlement in the western United States, allowing any American, including freed slaves, to put in a claim for up to 160 free acres of federal land. By the end of the Civil War, 15,000 homestead claims had been established, and more followed in the postwar years
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