- Why Move to Iowa?
- Come to Iowa
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- Variety of Immigrants Come to Iowa
- Sectional and Geological Map of Iowa, 1856
- Iowa Lands are Surveyed
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Iowa Land for Sale
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At first government land was sold to speculators for $1.25 an acre. Then in the 1850s over ten percent of all land in Iowa was given to the railroads. As settlers entered the state, they bought land from the speculators, the railroads or directly from the government.
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