"Farmers' Lives in the Late 1800s"
In this chapter you have read about the rush to settle the western half of the United States during the late 1800s. As farmers and ranchers moved into new areas they brought their cultures and dreams with them. Some families lived at great distances from others and endured loneliness as well as the hardships of farm life. In other areas newly settled land quickly grew into towns and cities. In this activity you will take a closer look at the lives of average farm families during the late 1800s.
Destination Title: Rural Life in the Late 19th Century
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