Yet American governments of both parties have long viewed his current homestead as illegitimate.
The New York resident grew up just south of Miami, in homestead, Florida.
He also enacted the homestead Act, which supplied aspiring settlers with a gift: 160 acres of federal land.
In The Americans, the historian Daniel Boorstin traced the madness of the farmers to the homestead Act of 1862.
It was evident to him that nobody at the homestead, which stood lower, would see it.
At this moment of doubt, Sim walked into the courtyard of the homestead.
Thus has the immigrant proved himself worthy to participate with our native sons in the homestead privilege.
A homestead not exceeding $1,000 in value may be reserved for the widow.
But the trees which remain, whether in forest or in homestead, are sadly mangled.
The law provides that a homestead to the value of $1,000 shall inure to the widow.