History Detective Challenge Questions

Pioneer Farming

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Read the following questions. Write your answers to the questions in your notebook.

  1. If a farmer bought 80 acres of land at $1.25 per acre, how much would that cost?
  2. How many farmers could settle in one section of land if each had 80 acres?
  3. About how much did Iowa farm land cost a farmer in 2000?
  4. In 1851 Iowa had 100 counties, how many counties does Iowa have today?

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