How The Morrill Act Gave Birth to Public Ownership of Private Intellectual Property in the USA.

How the “New England Idea” gave way to “the Communist Idea’

Justine Morrill/ Mathew Brady [Public domain]

Justin Morrill was a Vermont Whig and a self-made man who ended his formal education at age 15, made his success in the retail business, and retired at age 38. Thereafter Morrill entered politics to become a United States Representative, and…

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