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Evicted from the Land

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25 Cents an Acre
The Last Harvest
Living in Harmony
A Broken Promise
Land of No Return
Making a Deal with the Tribes
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Quick Fact:
In early 1943, the farmers and Native Americans who lived at Hanford were shocked when the US Government informed them that they would be required to pack up and move. The land was needed for a top-secret project - the Manhattan Project.