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Watch 2009 Prescribed Fire Slideshow [wmv file, 4.32MB]
Power Point Presentations by NPS Historian Todd Arrington:
The Early Republican Party, the Civil War and America's Westward Expansion [52 minutes][wmv file]
The Oklahoma Land Rush [29 minutes][wmv file]
The Life and Work of Senator George Norris [36 minutes][23.5MB]
Video Presentations by NPS Historian Todd Arrington:
How to acquire Land Records from the National Archives [3 1/2 minutes][10MB wmv file]
Jefferson and the West July 4, 2008 Campfire Program [approximately 40 minutes] [90 wmv file]
To see more about the Naturalization Ceremony from June 14, 2009 on NET's "Nebraska Stories," click here.
To learn how fire shaped the ecosystem and how it is being used to restore Homestead National Monument of America's tallgrass prairie go here.
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Did You Know?
Women were allowed to claim 160 acres of land under the Homestead Act, 60 years before they earned the right to vote.