Timeline: United States
c. 12,000 B.C.:
North American Indian cultures flourish.
Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León lands on the coast of Florida.
Saint Augustine, Florida, settled by the Spanish, becomes the first permanent European colony in North America.
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...
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... publication in 1902, the cowboy had become a part of the American psyche.
Jul 9, 2012 ... Rooted in necessity and shaped by the land, the Mexican cowboy tradition
influenced the origin of cowboys.
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
Dec 8, 2015 ... Rise of the Cowboy. Before the Mexican-American War concluded in 1848,
American traders who traveled to the Western frontier encountered ...
Dictionary of American History ... Skilled ropers and riders, American cowboys
employed tools and techniques perfected by Spanish vaqueros (cowboys) in ...
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 American cowboy; weather-beaten, self-reliant, independent, living in a hard
environment, he was a man who became one of history's most romanticized ...
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