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Social Studies 1

Vocabulary 1

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What is an open range? An unfenced land.
What is a cow town? Settlement at the end of a cattle trail.
Who is Joseph McCoy? He was a business man who created the first cow town.
What does persist mean? To continue to work but it's difficult.
What is a stampede? Animals running wild all over the place and sometimes in a herd.
What is a cattle drive? Herding cows over long distances.
What is a vaquero? The Spanish word for cowhand or cowboy.
What is a myth? It is a story or legend that possibly existed.
What is a cattle kingdoms? Ranches, trails, and towns just for cows.
Who is William Buffalo Bill Cody? A former buffalo hunter who created a traveling Wild West show in 1883