It is no longer possible for citizens of the United States to file for homestead property under the Homestead Act, because this legislation was repealed by Congress in 1976, notes the National Park Service. Individuals u... More »

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The Homestead Act was designed to lure people to the West, and offered people 160 acres of land if they moved to that area while following a few stipulations. Those stipulations included living on the land for 5 continuo... More »

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The Kentucky Homestead Act is a legal provision that provides a tax exemption on a home’s assessed value. Under the Act, a primary residence whose value does not exceed $36,900, as of 2015, is eligible for exemption. Thi... More »

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The Homestead Act was designed to lure people to the West, and offered people 160 acres of land if they moved to that area while following a few stipulations. Those stipulations included living on the land for 5 continuo... More »

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The Embargo Act of 1807 was legislation implemented by President Thomas Jefferson and the U.S. Congress to forbid all exports from the United States. It was an attempt to chasten the warring countries of Great Britain an... More »

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The California homestead declaration form has sections where the homeowner enters his name, states that the property is a principal residence and attests to his statements' truth, according to the Sacramento County Clerk... More »

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The Underwood-Simmons act was a piece of legislation passed by Congress in 1913 intended to support the U.S. industrial sector by reducing tariffs on manufactured items and raw materials. It also mandated an income tax f... More »