Bonanza Farm Research Paper

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Erica Johnson
Professor Alexander Mendoza
History 1302
Due: January 12, 2018

Journal Entry 1: Bonanza Farms
What exactly is a Bonanza Farm and how did it have an impact on farmers? Bonanza farms were extremely large farms that mainly grew wheat in Northern Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and Minnesota that profited large sums of money. There were quite a few factors that made it possible for these types of farms to be formed such as railroads being completed to help transport the crops, newly made farming equipment to help maintain the land, as well as the low prices associated with land during that time which all assisted in the bonanza farms being so successful. There were many different sizes of Bonanza farms, yet their size
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