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The Great Plains (sometimes simply "the Plains") is the broad expanse of flat land (a plain), .... New settlements became dotted across the Great Plains. The new ...

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settler's home and land was called a homestead. Many homesteaders came from the east coast, where farmland cost a lot. In the Great Plains, land was cheaper ...

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The dominant settlement patterns of the Great Plains of the United States reflect both an initial 1800s pioneer landscape and subsequent changes: the evolution  ...

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Before 1860, few people moved west to try to settle on the Great Plains. The poor soil ... After 1865, thousands of settlers moved onto the Plains. Freed slaves ...

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Overview: This unit will cover the growth of the American West following the Civil War. It will focus on the technological advances that aided this migration and ...

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The groups who settled on the Great Plains were the Mennonites, ... Unmarried women were also settlers because the Homestead Act granted them land to ...

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Apr 14, 2010 ... American History: Settlers Rush to Claim Western Land. April 14 ... STEVE EMBER: Claiming land on the Great Plains was easy. Building a ...

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Jan 30, 2013 ... Farmers Move West to Cultivate the Great Plains and Face Economic Challenges - Duration: 12:33. David Malave 6,247 views · 12:33 ...

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Sep 13, 2012 ... The soil was much more difficult to farm in the Great Plains. ... Most of the settlers had no idea about farming dry lands; only the Germans from ...