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3 reasons why the open range developed so well
Skilful breeding: the development of heavier cattle improved ranchers profits. Defeat of the rustlers which allowed ranchers to trade unhindered. Publicity: encouraged people to take up cattle ranching
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What is another name for cattle ranching?
The open range
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6 impacts that Charles Goodnight had on cattle ranching?
Made the Goodnight-Loving trail. Developed Cowboy's skills. Invented crazy quilt. Bred heavier cattle. Made truce with rustlers-helped to form Panhandle Stock Association. Biography 'how to get rich on the plains' made people want to become ranchers
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What two types of cattle were bred to make a heavier cattle and why?
Texas Longhorn and British Herefords and because it would increase rancher's profits
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What was the 'beef bonanza or How to get rich on the plains? And who was it written by?
Biolography of the Rancher Charles Goodnight. Written by James Brisbin
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Card 2

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What is another name for cattle ranching?

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The open range

Card 3

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6 impacts that Charles Goodnight had on cattle ranching?

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Card 4

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What two types of cattle were bred to make a heavier cattle and why?

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Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

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What was the 'beef bonanza or How to get rich on the plains? And who was it written by?

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Preview of the front of card 5

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