Sagebrush Rebellion (Movement : Nev.)

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: The Sagebrush Rebellion was a movement during the 1970s and 1980s that sought major changes to federal land control, use and disposal policy in the American West where, in 13 western states, federal land holdings include between 20% and 85% of a state's area.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

An Interim Report to the Attorney General on Constitutional and Historical Data Relating to the "Sagebrush Rebellion"

Identifier: NC1342

The Sagebrush Rebellion is the name applied to a movement which gained momentum in the 1960s in the western United States and especially in the State of Nevada, to return control of federal lands to individual states. Collection contains a report written by James Hulse and Michael Brodhead about the historical context concerning lands in the United States in regards to the Sagebrush Rebellion.

Dates: September 3, 1980