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France handicapped its colonial venture by transporting to the New World a
modified feudal system of land tenure that discouraged permanent settlement.
Throughout the period of French occupation, emphasis was on trade rather than
Radical The most radical undertaking of the new legislative pol- land icy was the
Dawes General Allotment Act of 1887. ... tribes had been moved out of the
legislation mainstreams of traffic and were settled on lands that they had chosen
out of ...
Areas that are now called "lands," including most of Ellsworth Land and Marie
Byrd Land, would be beneath the sea. Volcanoes Ice-scarred volcanoes, many
still active, dot western Ellsworth Land, Marie Byrd Land, and sections of the
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