• anonymous
What effect did the Homestead Act have on westward expansion? A. It encouraged expansion by granting low-cost land to settlers. B. It restricted expansion by guaranteeing land rights for Native Americans. C. It encouraged expansion by raising the prices farmers could charge. D. It restricted expansion by setting aside large areas as national parks.
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  • anonymous
A. It encouraged expansion by granting low-cost land to settlers. searched it up on google :)
  • ckallerid
Definitely A.
  • anonymous
It gave people free land - 160 acres - west of the Mississippi,as long as they went and lived on it for at least 5 years and showed clear signs of having improved (ie cleared and cultivated) said land. This brings to the conclusion that the answer is A)

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