• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Alien Land Laws

The Alien Land Laws refer to state legislation passed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries barring persons ineligible for U.S. citizenship from owning or leasing land. Initially, in some western states, Alien Land Laws were enacted to ensure

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles