AMERICAN WEST (1840-1895)
WHY CATTLE RANCHING DEVELOPED ON THE GREAT PLANES:
Key factors in development of cattle ranching:
Alot of fortune were made for a while out of cattle ranching on The Great Plains. The industry was based on a combination of factors that made it highly profitable,unfortunately for the cattle baronns it did not last forever.
The underlying factor in the development of Catte ranching was the free availability of three crucial natural…