Farming in the Midwest, 1840-1900

by James W. Whitaker

Publisher: Agricultural History Center

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Resource List No. 13 FARMING &-D INNKEEPING IN THE MIDWEST TO Melinda F. Kwedar Edward L. Hawes, Editor Produced in part with Support under a Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities A Federal Agency Sangamon State University.

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In the same period, Francophones from Quebec soon became a majority of the workers in the saw mill and logging camps in the Adirondack Mountains and their foothills. Others sought opportunities for farming. The history (and prehistory) of the United States, started with the arrival of Native Americans bef B.C.

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The Homestead Act of opened to farming vast new tracts of free arable land, mostly in the territories of the Dakotas, western Kansas and Nebraska, Montana, and eastern Colorado.

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These pioneers, like the Ingalls family of Little House on the Prairie book and television fame (see inset below), were seeking land and opportunity. Popularly known as “sodbusters,” these men and women in the Midwest faced a difficult life on the frontier.

THE DIFFICULT LIFE OF THE PIONEER FARMER. Of the hundreds of thousands of settlers who moved west, the vast majority were homesteaders. These pioneers, like the Ingalls family of Little House on the Prairie book and television fame (see inset below), were seeking land and opportunity.

Popularly known as “sodbusters,” these men and women in the Midwest faced a difficult life on the frontier. Farming in the New Nation: Interpreting American Agriculture,andjames W Whitaker (ed), Farming in the Midwest, As a collection reflecting research from the early years covered by this bibliog-raphical review, Wayne Rasmussen's Read-ings in the History of American Agriculture published in i is valuable, as is his.

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The Gold Rush brought about extreme wage inflation. "Laborers' wages were a dollar an hour; skilled mechanics received from $12 to $20 per day. The carpenters struck work because they were getting only $12 a day, and insisted on being paid $" Source: Annals of San Francisco, published New Hampshire prices and wages, s-mid : Marie Concannon.

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Scott Corbett, Volker Janssen, John M. Lund, Todd Pfannestiel, Sylvie Waskiewicz, Paul Vickery.Westward Expansion, Expand/collapse global location The Westward Spirit several thousand immigrants established homesteads in the Midwest, primarily in Minnesota and Wisconsin, where, as ofover one-third of the population was foreign-born, and in North Dakota, whose immigrant population stood at 45 percent at the turn.