The Life of a Cowboy

I Turner
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Part of GCSE History course, American West. Looks at the lives of cowboys, the dangers they faced, their job and reasons for them, and opinions on the cowboys.

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The Life of a Cowboy
1 Why did they move?
1.1 Money
1.2 Get away from home
1.2.1 Farming
1.2.2 Pressurising families
1.2.3 Boredom
1.2.4 Escape
1.3 Uneducated and Illiterate
1.3.1 No other oportunities
2 Dangers
2.1 Conflict with Indians
2.2 Conflict with Homesteaders
2.2.1 Johnson County War
2.3 Cattle Stolen
2.3.1 Injury
2.4 Cattle stampedes
2.5 Extreme weather conditions
2.6 Thick dust
3 Daily lives
3.1 Handling large cattle heards
3.2 Away from home for 3-4 months
3.3 Extremely hot
4 Ranching
4.1 Ride the Line
4.1.1
4.2 Mend Fences
4.2.1 Boredom
4.3 Cowboy's decline
5 Views
5.1 Seen as Savage
5.1.1 Links to views of Indians
5.2 Unpredictable
5.2.1 Don't consider results
5.3 People threatened by them
6 The Job
6.1 Drove the longhorns to markets in the north
6.2 Traded Cattle for money
6.3 Average crew had 11 men
6.3.1 They would protect eachother
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