Law & Order

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GCSE American West Mind Map on Law & Order, created by roblowry28 on 11/09/2013.
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Law & Order
1 Officials
1.1 Marshall
1.2 Deputy
1.2.1 Tracked desert
1.3 Town Marshal
1.3.1 Town Violence
1.4 3 Judges
1.4.1 long time to get somewhere to trial
2 Unnoficial law
2.1 Texas rangers
2.1.1 Set up by Mexicans- 1820
2.2 Vigilante comitee
2.2.1 Missused power
2.2.2 Get wrong person
2.3 Miners court
2.3.1 Not effective
3 lawless ladies
3.1 Bella Star
3.2 Annie Mcdougal
3.3 Etta Place
4 Hard to Police
4.1 Vast area
4.2 Shortage of reliable officers
4.3 Vigilantes
4.4 Conflict was a way of life
4.5 Gunslingers were dominant
5 What were the Problems?
5.1 Gold/ Mining towns
5.1.1 Drinking
5.1.1.1 Violence
5.1.2 Rustling
5.2 Gunslingers
5.2.1 Jessie James
5.2.2 Billie the Kid
5.2.3 Sundance Kid
6 Why did it improve?
6.1 Railway
6.1.1 easy transport for officials
6.1.1.1 Quicker trials
6.2 Telegraph
6.2.1 Easier communications
6.2.1.1 Stopped town jumping
6.3 territories became states
6.3.1 recognized by government
6.4 Women and families came over
6.4.1 Wanted to be safer
6.4.2 Banned cowboys
7 Cattlemen vs homesteaders
7.1 Strayed onto eachothers land
7.2 Fought over water
7.3 Homesteaders lynched
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