Morrill Land Grant Acts

Morrill Act
Morrill Act
Morrill Act The Morrill act was written in 1862 and named after the acts sponsor, Vermont congressman Justin Smith Morrill. Morrill was from then on called the father of the agricultural colleges. Under the provisions of the act, each state was granted 30,000 acres of federal land for each member of Congress representing that state. (Altogether, the states and territories received 11,367,832 acres). The lands were sold and the resulting funds were used to finance the establishment of one or m
Sacco And Vanzetti
Sacco And Vanzetti
Sacco And Vanzetti The Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution, which was ratified in1868, granted freedom to all United States citizens; even those who were naturalized (immigrants). Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subjects to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States;