11.13 - 11/13-Federal government began sell off land-Principles of land disposition 1)Privatization(process orderly and convey land titles-Land

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11/13 -Federal government began sell off land -Principles of land disposition 1)Privatization (process orderly and convey land titles) -Land auctions -Overtime allowed small pieces of land/used credit -Land warrants-rewarded army services- could use to buy land -Government gave squatters the right to buy squatted land -Some provisions of land laws were inefficient -Ex. The uniform pricing of land -Internal Migration -Old states moved into the Northwest and Southwest (late 18 th , early 19 th century) -Known as second great migration -Land became the main business of the USA -Migration west destroyed some farming, especially in Northern New England -It was very expensive to move over land -Whole plantations were moved from bad land in Virginia to Mississippi, Alabama -Compromise of 1850 -California let into union as free state, Texas let in as slave state -Kansas/Nebraska introduced idea of popular sovereignty to decide status of state -Balance between free states and slave states ended (more free states)
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2009 for the course ECON 3230 taught by Professor Tomlyons during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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11.13 - 11/13-Federal government began sell off land-Principles of land disposition 1)Privatization(process orderly and convey land titles-Land

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