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The Last American Dinosaur: The 1872 Mining Law

The Last American Dinosaur: The 1872 Mining Law
The 1872 Mining Law is the last vestige of public resource giveaways originally enacted to encourage the settlement of the western U.S.

Published: March 24, 2000

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