Homesteaders

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  • Homesteaders
    • why move onto the plains
  • why move onto the plains
  • push
    • Europe
      • Unemployment
      • Shortage of farmland in Norway and Sweden
  • Railroads
  • Homesteaders act 1862
    • Pull
      • Cheap land
      • Railroads
  • Cheap land
  • Europe
    • Unemployment
    • Shortage of farmland in Norway and Sweden
  • USA
    • push
    • Religious persecution
      • over populated eastern states
        • USA
        • Failed crops
          • Civil war
            • Free black slaves still persecuted
          • ex soldiers
            • Civil war
              • Free black slaves still persecuted
          • Transcontinental railroad
            • Crops trampled by buffalo
            • Lad never been plowed before
              • Problems faced
                • Homesteaders
                  • Crops trampled by buffalo
              • Virgin land
                • Lad never been plowed before
                  • Problems faced
                • Lack of water
                  • Sod houses
                    • Lack of timber
                    • Pests
                      • Solutions to the problems
                        • Sod buster
                          • Solutions to the problems
                          • Barbed wire
                            • Failing crops
                              • Turkey Red Wheat
                                • Growing timber

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