The Wild West

Wild Bill Hickok was killed while playing cards. Shot in the back of the head by Jack McCall. Cattle were driven over thousands of miles by cowboys, to be sold at market. Read other articles about the

Cowboy Etiquette star
Never touch another cowboy's hat and never touch or get on another cowboy's horse. Read about these and other simple rules of cowboy etiquette.

Oklahoma Land Rush star
The great Oklahoma Land Rush happened in April of 1889. By the end of the day, some 50,000 settlers had staked out land for homesteads and towns.

The Cattle Drive star
The cattle drive was romanticized by western movies and television shows, but in reality, it was a long, dangerous and arduous task to get the cattle to a railhead to be sold and shipped to Chicago and points East.

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