cowboys & indians

cattle,cotton, & rail roads


barbed wire was a great way to keep cattle from free ranging but this wire would cut the cattle and during bad storms the cattle couldn't escape and they would die


railroads helped cowboy who on the cattle drives the cowboys would lead the cattle to the stations this helped trade in the south

Important indianstuff


the buffalo soldiers

the buffalo solders were named for their strength and bravery like buffalo.

the soldiers were placed on the front of the frontier they helped build railroads strung telegraph wires as they moved.

the buffalo soldiers were in charge of protecting settlers moving to Texas.

The Buffalo Soldiers


Were the men who drove the cattle from the south to railroads they also worked on ranches to raise the cattle during the cattle and cotton drives the pay depended on how many cattle there were.