Oklahoma Land Rush. "Those who wanted land, and those who wanted land in the Indian Territory. There could be no other classification, for they came from everywhere, were of all age groups, and of every known profession. Hope, determination, and poverty were common to them all."
Apache Wars ***
Check out this site for facts and information about the Apache Wars. Summary, cause and effects of the Apache Wars. Facts, dates, key events and information about the Apache Wars
Learn some cowboy history as you tour the Bar E Ranch. See the Blacksmith shop, Trading Post,Wagons, water barrels, horse drawn wagons,cowboy antiques, wagon parts,supplies, Dutch ovens, Cowboy T-Shirts and caps, Arbuckles coffee, cowboy books,old photo's made from glass plate negatives, old settlers cabin ,web designs, chuckwagon cooking, cowboy accouterments,
Cowboys & Indians
The Cherokee Kid is the most famous cowboy Indian known today. His real name was Will Rogers, and he was born in 1879 on a cattle ranch in the Cherokee
Frontier Family in Texas In 1836, they declared Texas an independent republic. Although black people had fought on both sides of the Mexican-Texas conflict, the Texans adopted slavery - which had been abolished when the area was part of Mexico - as a cornerstone of their new empire. Between 1836 and 1860, the enslaved population of Texas grew from 3,000 to 182,556. On the eve of the Civil War, African Americans in this state represented 93 percent of all black westerners.