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Acquired lands

Index Acquired lands

In the United States, acquired lands refer to a category of public lands in federal ownership that were obtained by the federal government through purchase, condemnation, gift, or exchange. [1]

4 relations: Eminent domain, Federation, Public land, United States.

Eminent domain

Eminent domain (United States, Philippines), land acquisition (Singapore), compulsory purchase (United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland), resumption (Hong Kong, Uganda), resumption/compulsory acquisition (Australia), or expropriation (France, Italy, Mexico, South Africa, Canada, Brazil, Portugal, Spain, Chile, Denmark, Sweden) is the power of a state, provincial, or national government to take private property for public use.

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Federation

A federation (also known as a federal state) is a political entity characterized by a union of partially self-governing provinces, states, or other regions under a central (federal) government.

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Public land

In all modern states, some land is held by central or local governments.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acquired_lands

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