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A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on .... In turn, the land and people of the Americas also saw dramatic changes due to Spanish influence. .... in part because there was not quite as much discrimination in the west as in other areas of American society at the time.

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Apr 26, 2010 ... Cowboys played an important role during the era of U.S. westward expansion. Though they originated in Mexico, American cowboys created a ...

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Mining was not the only bonanza to be found in the West. Millions could be made in the cattle industry. A calf bought for $5 in Southern Texas might sell for $60 ...

www.theguardian.com/books/2013/mar/20/myth-of-the-cowboy

Mar 20, 2013 ... Probably the percentage of Mexicans, Indians and black people did .... the cowboy, just because he was a myth of an ultra-individualist society, ...

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By the end of the era, the West had become a bustling society populated by new ... Before the 1850's, most people traveled westward by boat or wagon. .... Most cowboys worked on trail drives or in the busier spring and fall roundup and ...

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The Single Action Shooting Society was created to preserve and promote the sport of Cowboy Action Shooting. SASS members share a common interest in ...

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Jan 25, 2017 ... ... to Florida, cowboys still play an important role in American society. ... While rodeos have become an entertainment for many people, they still ...

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Jun 18, 2018 ... Working Ranch Cowboys Association is commonly perceived as a ... "The thing people like about our events is they know they are seeing real ...

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Nov 8, 2011 ... Cowboys often work with horses to herd cattle and sheep. ... People raised livestock throughout the Middle Ages, but usually only in small ...