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The Great Plains is the broad expanse of flat land (a plain), much of it covered in prairie, steppe .... New settlements became dotted across the Great Plains.

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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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Sep 13, 2012 ... There were many problems faced by farmers on the Great Plains during the ... Most of the settlers had no idea about farming dry lands; only the ...

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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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The Exodusters were a South African American group that also moved to the Great Plains because of the promise of land. These settlers were given the name  ...

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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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When the first white settlers set eyes on the Great Plains they saw vast oceans of tall, yellow grass, swarms of buffalo, and a scattering of nomadic Indian tribes.

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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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