Cottonwood Connection

The Homestead Act

Episode 11 | 25m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

The Homestead Act is the reason why the Great Plains were settled. When Lincoln signed this bill into law he set in motion one of the greatest settlement movements in human history. Take a ride with Don and his friends as he takes us through this monumental moment in American history.

Aired: 07/24/22

Rating: NR

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Cottonwood Connection is a local public television program presented by Smoky Hills PBS.