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"The Only Plum in the Territory": The World All Before Them

Part 1 of 4 of the online exhibit "The Only Plum in the Territory."

This section of the exhibit will delve into the history of the First Morrill Act (1862) as well as the Second Morrill Act (1890) and explore the movement within American higher education for the establishment of land-grant institutions.

  1. To start the show, simply click through the slides using the backward and forward arrows on the bottom left side of the screen. 
  2. If you prefer to view the presentation in full screen simply press the at the lower left hand side of the presentation. To exit the full screen, simply press ESC on your keyboard.
  3. Enjoy!