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Homesteading - a book by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw


Settling America's Heartland

Homesteading( )
Author: Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw
Photographer: Munoz, William
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.00
Book Description:

Homesteading: Settling America¿s Heartland describes the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of the brave pioneer families who set out into the unknown to create a home on the vast, desolate grasslands of the Great Plains. The Homestead Act of 1862 offered, practically free, a 160-acre plot to anyone willing to develop it. Hundreds of men, women, and children took advantage of the opportunity to build a home, a farm, and a while new life on the western prairie.

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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / State & Local
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 8.375 Inches

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