Cattlemen
Begins in Texas
Texan Longhorn
Role of civil war
Industrial north
Goodnight and Loving Trail
Cattle trails
Railroads
Chuck wagons
Abilene
Why did they move onto the open range?
Open range
 
Cowboys
Weather
Branding
Rustling
Riding the line
Rounding up
Why did the open range come to an end?
Overstocking
Winter 1886/1887
Barbed wire
Questions <ul><li>Explain the main features of the work of a cowboy. (5)   </li></ul><ul><li>By 1890, the open range and t...
<ul><li>How successful were the cattlemen in coping with the problems facing cattle ranching on the Plains? (8)   </li></u...
<ul><li>By 1890 the traditional method of cattle ranching on the open range had ended.  Explain how the following factors ...
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Cattlemen

  1. 1. Cattlemen
  2. 2. Begins in Texas
  3. 3. Texan Longhorn
  4. 4. Role of civil war
  5. 5. Industrial north
  6. 6. Goodnight and Loving Trail
  7. 7. Cattle trails
  8. 8. Railroads
  9. 9. Chuck wagons
  10. 10. Abilene
  11. 11. Why did they move onto the open range?
  12. 12. Open range
  13. 14. Cowboys
  14. 15. Weather
  15. 16. Branding
  16. 17. Rustling
  17. 18. Riding the line
  18. 19. Rounding up
  19. 20. Why did the open range come to an end?
  20. 21. Overstocking
  21. 22. Winter 1886/1887
  22. 23. Barbed wire
  23. 24. Questions <ul><li>Explain the main features of the work of a cowboy. (5) </li></ul><ul><li>By 1890, the open range and the traditional life of the cowboy were coming to an end. Explain why this was happening. (8) </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>How successful were the cattlemen in coping with the problems facing cattle ranching on the Plains? (8) </li></ul><ul><li>Explain why cattle ranching spread to the Great Plains. (7) </li></ul>
  25. 26. <ul><li>By 1890 the traditional method of cattle ranching on the open range had ended. Explain how the following factors together helped to bring this about: the overstocking of the Great Plains; the weather in 1886-87; barbed wire. (8) </li></ul>
  26. 27. Railroads

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