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The “Wild” West 1865-1900. (Not really too romantic). “Go West Young Man”. Just where is the “West”? The Great American Desert Plains region, midwest Nebraska, Arkansas, Kansas, Arizona, New Mexico NOT California! Why risk going West? Effect of the Civil War Freedom of Slaves

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the wild west 1865 1900

The “Wild” West1865-1900

(Not really too romantic)

go west young man
“Go West Young Man”
  • Just where is the “West”?
    • The Great American Desert
      • Plains region, midwest
      • Nebraska, Arkansas, Kansas, Arizona, New Mexico
      • NOT California!
  • Why risk going West?
    • Effect of the Civil War
      • Freedom of Slaves
      • New Industries
      • Disposessed/To forget
incentive to go west
Incentive to “Go West”
  • Homestead Act, 1862
    • During Civil War
    • National Security
  • Subduing of the Native Americans
    • “Indian Wars”
      • Little Big Horn, Sand Creek Massacre, Chief Joseph, Wounded Knee
      • BIA, “Century of Dishonor”, Dawes Severalty Act
  • Joseph Glidden
    • Barbed Wire = Closed Range
  • Oklahoma Land Rush
    • Reservation land
    • 1890 Census
  • Frederick Jackson Turner
    • Frontier Thesis
occupations industries out west
Occupations/Industries out West
  • Farming/ “Sodbusters”
    • Homestead Act, 1862
    • Water problem
  • Cattle Ranching
    • Conflict with “Sodbusters”
    • “The Long Drive” and the Cowboy
    • Effect of refridgeration/industry
  • Mining Industry
    • “Boom” towns
    • Indian Wars
bad guys of the west
Bad Guys of the West
  • Famous lawmen of the West
    • Bill Tilghman
    • Wyatt Earp
    • Frank Stillwell
  • The really bad boys
    • Billy the Kid
    • The Bloody Espinosas
    • Cherokee Bill
    • The Dalton Gang
    • Jesse James
    • Belle Starr
  • How they were dealt with by the law
    • Pinkerton Detective Agency
    • Posses: Vigilante Justice