Development of the plains

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What was the Name and Date of the battle that changed Indian Life forever?
Battle of little Big Horn 1876
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How did the Cattle Business become so big?
Ranchers went to fight in Civil War and came back to lots more cattle
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What is the open range?
Unfenced land, range rights, branding cattle and free grazing
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Why was it hard to control the western towns?
travel was slow to get there, mining and cow towns came to quickly, lots of ethnic groups, ex-soldiers and individualism
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What crimes happened in west with brief overview?
Bank and train,robbery, cattle rustling, claim jumping, fence cutting, horse stealing, murder, racial attacks
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What problems were there in making railroads?
valleys mountains and difficult terrain, living and working conditions, labour shortages and indians
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Name all the people in the structure of law enforcement
Sheriffs, town marshals, deputy marshals and US marshals.
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How did the Cattle Business become so big?

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Why was it hard to control the western towns?

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