Range Disputes and The Johnson County War

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How many sheep were there and where?
5 million sheep in New Mexico - outnumbered cattle 10 to 1 in Arizona
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What ethnic groups were often sheep farmers?
Mexicans and Indians
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When was fence cutting a problem and where?
1880s in Texas
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When where which two people lynched and why?
1889, Jim Avril and his prostitute wife Ella Watson because they were living on land claimed by a Cattle Baron
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When was the Johnson County War?
1892
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Who led the Johnson County War?
Major Frank Wolcott
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How many people were on the hit list for the Johnson County War?
70 names of supposed cattle rustlers
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How many gunslingers were hired and what was their reward?
24 gunslingers, $50 bonus for each 'rustler' killed
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Who provided the guns for the Johnson County War?
The Governor of Wyoming
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Who provided transport for the Johnson County War?
The Union Pacific Railroad Company
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Who held of the invaders in the Johnson County War and who was killed beforehand?
Nate Champion, his friend Nick Ray killed beforehand
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What was the name of the town that the gunslingers tried to siege in the Johnson County War?
Buffalo
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Who rescued the gunslingers in the Johnson County War?
The US Cavalry
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What ethnic groups were often sheep farmers?

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Mexicans and Indians

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When was fence cutting a problem and where?

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When where which two people lynched and why?

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When was the Johnson County War?

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