Government

What Does the County Have to Do with It?

By LandCentral

All but two states in America are divided into geographical units called counties (Alaska is divided into boroughs and Louisiana is divided into parishes). The county government has greater, direct involvement with the local citizens than state or federal agencies, …

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The Homestead Act: Travel Through History

By Courtney Hageman

The Homestead Act was signed into law by Abraham Lincoln on May 20, 1862.  Its aim was for poor and middle class people to have a chance at land ownership for the first time. Prior to the Homestead Act being …

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Basics of County Government

By LandCentral

Basics of County Government A county is one of the chief administrative divisions of a state. Every state in the US has the equivalent of the county government, although in some states they are called Townships or Parishes. Counties manage many vital …

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