The steel industry, in 1943, introduced the 5-day, 40 hour work week. Henry Ford adopted it in 1926. 1892 by Presidential Proclamation 1.8 million acres of Crow Indian reservation in Montana were opened to White settlers. The U.S. government had induced the Crow to give up a sizable portion of their land in the mountainous western area of Montana. The Crow received 50 cents per acre for their land.