The 1862 Homestead Act explained (Land freely given to non-Blacks, stolen from Native Americans)

Published on October 31, 2019 by

In the Homestead Act of 1862, 270 million acres of land — 10% of the U.S. — were given to 1.6 million people. Research finds 46 million adults — 20% of the population — can trace their family’s history of their wealth to this ONE SINGLE POLICY.

But how much land did Black ppl get??

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