Flashcards in Wild West X-Questions Deck (11):
African Americans Out West
Were Cowboys and Exodusters
Involved giving land to people
Purpose of Carlisle School
"Save the man" and Kill the Indian"
Time Period of The Wild West
Barbed Wire and the Opened Range
Barbed wire kept cows confined in a certain area while open range had branded cows grazing as they pleased
Building the Transcontinental Railroad
Began during the Lincoln Administration. Was completed in 1869
A crude name for a home composed of mud, dirt, dry animal waste etc.
Wagon Train Mortality
Wagon train morality is a code valuing survival/responsibility over ideals. An example is a wagon train resorting to cannibalism.
Native American Survival on the Great Plains
Dependent on the buffalo
One who takes the law into his/her own hands