UNIT 9. Indian Removal Cattle Drives Railroads. 1866 - U.S. sent soldiers to build forts & protect the settlers in TX. * Not effective Too spread out Not enough soldiers / supplies Untrained in Indian warfare.
* Not effective
* Not Effective
Several chiefs fought back.
1 out of 6 cowboys were:
* Native American
* Even women & children went on cattle drive
African American cowhand
400 miles of track before the Civil War
10,000 miles by 1900
Land grants encourage RR’s to build
Cities w/several RR’s became trade centers