Law and order

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1. What famously did Belle Starr do?

  • First woman to be charged with bank robberies
  • First woman to be charged with murder
  • First woman to be charged with horse theft
  • First woman to be charged with cattle rustling
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2. Why were bank robberies common?

  • Men had no job after the war
  • People had no money to survive
  • Claim-jumpers couldn't find gold
  • Men gained honour with their peers

3. What was the job of a town marshal?

  • Deal with local outbreaks of lawlessness
  • Be a deputy to US marshals
  • Force local people to stop lawlessness
  • Watch over towns

4. How did the tension between homesteaders and cattlemen start before the Johnson Count War?

  • Homesteaders fenced off cattlemens land
  • Suspected cattle rustling
  • Ella Watson was found with rustled cattle
  • The Northern Stock Growers Association was set up

5. Which gangster famously formed gangs to rob stagecoaches, trains and banks?

  • Henry McCarty
  • William Tilghman
  • Jesse James
  • Billy the Kid


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