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  1. 1. <ul><li>Barons and farmers fell out – the farmers were accused of Cattle rustling. (A convenient excuse for removing resistance to the barons). </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Bothwell, a rancher, wanted to take over some land that belonged to a shop-keeper. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The shopkeeper (James Averill) lived on the land with a prostitute (Ella Watson). </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Averill accused Bothwell of being a ‘land-grabber’ </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Bothwell accused Averill of stealing cattle. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Ella Watson and James Averill were lynched in front of their cabin. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Bothwell, or the lynchers, were never brought to trial. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>1892: The Wyoming Cattle Barons brought in hired guns to sort out the rustlers (farmers). </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>A vigilante army of Texas gunmen was hired under the command of Major Frank Walcott, they arrived by train. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The gunmen planned to capture the town of Buffalo and kill the sheriff ‘Red’ Angus. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>They tried to trap ‘Red’ Angus by cutting the telegraph wires. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>‘ Red’ Angus had seen the arrival of the gunmen and assembled a farmer’s army, which helped to force the vigilante Texas gunmen back to their ranch and besieged it. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>The Cattle Barons called in the US Cavalry to rescue them. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Very few people died or were injured, the two main victims were Nate Chapman and Nick Tate who held out at the KC Ranch. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>The barons did not go to court, but their behaviour was condemned. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>The cattle barons power reduced, Homsteaders continued to farm – the end of the Open Range. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Barons and farmers fell out – the farmers were accused of Cattle rustling. (A convenient excuse for removing resistance to the barons). </li></ul><ul><li>Bothwell, a rancher, wanted to take over some land that belonged to a shop-keeper. </li></ul><ul><li>The shopkeeper (James Averill) lived on the land with a prostitute (Ella Watson). </li></ul><ul><li>Averill accused Bothwell of being a ‘land-grabber’ </li></ul><ul><li>Bothwell accused Averill of stealing cattle. </li></ul><ul><li>Ella Watson and James Averill were lynched in front of their cabin. </li></ul><ul><li>Bothwell, or the lynchers, were never brought to trial. </li></ul><ul><li>1892: The Wyoming Cattle Barons brought in hired guns to sort out the rustlers (farmers). </li></ul><ul><li>A vigilante army of Texas gunmen was hired under the command of Major Frank Walcott, they arrived by train. </li></ul><ul><li>The gunmen planned to capture the town of Buffalo and kill the sheriff ‘Red’ Angus. </li></ul><ul><li>They tried to trap ‘Red’ Angus by cutting the telegraph wires. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Red’ Angus had seen the arrival of the gunmen and assembled a farmer’s army, which helped to force the vigilante Texas gunmen back to their ranch and besieged it. </li></ul><ul><li>The Cattle Barons called in the US Cavalry to rescue them. </li></ul><ul><li>Very few people died or were injured, the two main victims were Nate Chapman and Nick Tate who held out at the KC Ranch. </li></ul><ul><li>The barons did not go to court, but their behaviour was condemned. </li></ul><ul><li>The cattle barons power reduced, Homsteaders continued to farm – the end of the Open Range. </li></ul>

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