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Chapter 17

TermDefinition
Open range a large grassland or prairie that is not fenced in.
Cow town a small town in a cattle-raising area of western North America
Joseph McCoy was a 19th century cattle baron.
Persist to continue steadfastly or firmly in some state, purpose, course of action, or the like, especially in spite of opposition, remonstrance,
Stampede a sudden, frenzied rush or headlong flight of a herd of frightened animals, especially cattle or horses.
Cattle Drive A cattle drive is known as people herding cattle from one location to another.
Vaquero a cowboy or herdsman.
Myth A myth is a story that is passed down and usually contains supernatural beings.
Cattle kingdom The Cattle Kingdom refers to the open-range cattle industry that stretched from Texas into Montana in the 1870s and 1880s.
William Buffalo Bill Cody Buffalo Bill was a showman, soldier, and buffalo hunter, and was famous for a lot things he did during the time of the "old West".
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