American Indian law collection. U.S. federal agency documents, decisions, and appeals. Legal classics library.
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Whose public lands? Colonial land systems State cessions of western land claims Land ordinance of 1785 Acquisition of the public domain Private land claims Credit sales experiment, 1800-1820 Cash sales, 1820-1840 Cash sales, 1840-1862 Preemption Military bounty land policies Grants to states on admission to union General grants to states Land grants for railroads and internal improvements Homesteading, 1862-1882 An incongruous land system Use and abuse of settlement laws, 1880-1904 Dry farming and stock raising homesteads, 1904-1934 Early efforts to protect public timberlands Administration of the public of forest lands Administration of public grazing lands Legal aspects of mineral resources exploitation.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Bibliography: pages 773-796.
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