Texas Cattle Drive
By: Claye Sullivan
How the cowboys got around or the Easterners
Easterners~ Afoot and aicded by shepherd dogs
Gold Rush in California
In the early 1850s Texans herded steers westward to west coast mining camps where they were worth $14 in Texas and were marketed there for $100 or more. Also it made the population increase.
The Native Americans begin charging the driver fees to cross their reservations.Northern cattle drives moved westward from Chisholm Trail to the Ogallala Trail. At that time the Western Trail became the major trail for cattle ranchers.
The Late 1800s to 1880
Cattle drive endedTexas fever broke out, Kansas and many other states quarantine Texas herds.
Things that Happened In the 1880s
Farmers and ranchers put up a fence blocking the trails
Rail lines started shipping cattle
Jesse Chisholm~ Had the Chisholm Trail named after him