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Cowboy - Wikipedia

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A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on ..... The history of women in the west, and women who worked on cattle ranches in particular, is not as we...

Cowboys - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Cowboys, including videos, interesting articles, ... publication in 1902, the cowboy had become a part of the American psyche.

The History of the Vaquero - American Cowboy | Western Lifestyle ...

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Jul 9, 2012 ... Rooted in necessity and shaped by the land, the Mexican cowboy tradition influenced the origin of cowboys.

The Ways of the Cowboy [ushistory.org]

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Finally, the winter of 1886-87 was one of the worst in American history. Cattle died by the thousands as temperatures reached fifty below zero in some parts of  ...

The 100 Best Historical Photos of the American Cowboy

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Dec 8, 2015 ... Rise of the Cowboy. Before the Mexican-American War concluded in 1848, American traders who traveled to the Western frontier encountered ...

cowboys facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Dictionary of American History ... Skilled ropers and riders, American cowboys employed tools and techniques perfected by Spanish vaqueros (cowboys) in ...

The Origins of the Cowboy Culture of Western America

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The culture of the western United States, which many consider the epitome of American-ness, is in origin a synthesis of Anglo and Hispanic cultures which was  ...

The Era of the American Cowboy | History Today

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The American cowboy; weather-beaten, self-reliant, independent, living in a hard environment, he was a man who became one of history's most romanticized ...

History of the Western Cowboy & Cowgirl – National Cowboy Museum

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The Cowboy. Chris LeDoux, A True American Cowboy · Learn More · Lane Frost Memorial Bull Riding & Bull Fighting School · Learn More · Ned LeDoux: A ...