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The Donation Land Claim Act was legislation that encouraged pioneers to settle in the Pacific Northwest by providing them with free tracts of land. The original act ran from 1850 to 1855.
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The '''Donation Land Claim Act''' was legislation that encouraged pioneers to settle in the [[Oregon Territory]] in the [[Pacific Northwest]] by providing them with "free" (read: stolen from Indians) tracts of land. The original act ran from 1850 to 1855.
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== See Also ==
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* [[wikipedia:Oregon Territory|Oregon Territory]]
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* [[wikipedia:Donation Land Claim Act|Donation Land Claim Act]]
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Latest revision as of 19:29, 26 June 2013

The Donation Land Claim Act was legislation that encouraged pioneers to settle in the Oregon Territory in the Pacific Northwest by providing them with "free" (read: stolen from Indians) tracts of land. The original act ran from 1850 to 1855.

See Also