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Unformatted text preview: 158 million acres was given to the railroad for construction. Dummy accepted a small payment to claim homestead and then sell it to business 1/9 acre belong to settlers and 2/3 rd s of settlers failed Railroad Enabling Act of 1860 there was tension between railroad and individual for land so congress passed a bill making land look as follows along the railroad: **Midterm Possibilities: Urbanization, Immigration, Migration, and Industrialization of government powers 1870 to 1900 2.5 million native Americans were born in U.S.; 2 million foreign born people use homestead act; 200k Chinese; 100k Mexicans South versus West Similarities o Sharecropping versus settlers not a great chance for success o Violence against Indians and blacks Differences o Land availability o Foreign immigrants...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course HIST 1310 taught by Professor Marshall during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08
- Civil War