Cowboys

A mindmap on Cowboys, Blue is equipment and Green is about the job.

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  • Created on: 16-09-13 16:52
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  • Cowboys: 1840-1895
    • Pistols
      • Shoot Wolves
      • Shoot Cattle Rustlers
    • Saddle
      • High Pommel (front) and Cantle(back)
      • Increased comfort for rider and horse
    • Hat
      • Felt
      • Protection against weather
    • Horse
      • Used for transport
      • E.g. American Quarter Horse
    • Bandana
      • Worn over nose, face and neck
      • Protection against weather
    • Chaps
      • Leather overtrousers
      • Protection against thorns and cattle
    • Boots
      • High heeled
      • Helped feet stay on stirrups
    • Lariat/ Lasso
      • Used to rope cows
    • Pay
      • Very low
      • Came in one lump
      • Could cause them to go wild
    • Who?
      • Mexican or African American
      • Young and single
      • Little time for family life
    • The Job
      • Watched cattle from line camps
      • Cut out cattle form mixed herds
      • Ver boring and uncomfortable
      • Highly disciplined
      • Lots of teamwork
      • Reasoned with Indians

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