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Wild West Discussion – February 2012

12/2/2011 • Wild West Discussions

The U.S. government passed the Homestead Act 150 years ago to prompt Americans to settle the Great Plains. Would you have jumped at the chance to claim your own “free” land in a remote, difficult environment where Indian attacks were common and law and order was scarce?

3 Responses to Wild West Discussion – February 2012

  1. Clayton Mosby says:

    Would I have moved out west;HELL yes IF I had enough weapons and ammo;a lot of ammo!!

  2. vivian stuart says:

    hell yes i would have moved. i think we could have gotten along by learning there ways they would be more tolarent to

  3. Larry C says:

    My grandparents did!

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