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The Wild West

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The Myth Of the Wild West:
The main questions that will be addressed:
  • What was life like in the early years(1850's - 1860's)?
  • Where did the myth come from?

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The "Wild West" is: The Western United States during the period of its settlement, espesially with reference to its lawlessness

A common misconception about the American west is that all cowboys led adventurous and exciting lives, when in actual fact, their jobs were laborious, and they were often underpaid

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