Cattle Barons

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  • Cattle Barons
    • 1870s: Beef Bonanza
      • Cattle industry seen as a sure way to make money
        • Ranching grew in poularity
          • Free grass
          • Almost free land (government acts)
          • Cheap rail transportation
        • High profits led to lots of investors
    • Highest profits came from large ranches with lots of cattle
      • Few men backed by rich inverstors
    • New territories
      • Wyoming
      • Colorado
      • Controlled politics
      • Controlled almost all land
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