The Wild West
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?
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