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what are THREE ways the federal government tried to encourage settlement in the West.

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Homestead Act: 1862 law that gave 160 acres of land to citizens who met certain conditions. land peculator: Person who buys up large areas of land in the hope of selling them later for a profit. push-pull factors: Events and conditions that either force (push) people to move elsewhere or strongly attract (pull) them to do so

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