The Great Texas Cattle Drives Video

Video title: The Great Cattle Drives

Use this American Pioneering video entitled The Great Texas Cattle Drives to study how the Texas Longhorn earned its place in American cattle history about the influence of the railroads on western expansion and on the trail drivers.

Study the influence of the railroads on western expansion and on the trail drives. Identify famous cow towns such as Dodge City, Junction City, Wichita and Abilene. Learn about the great cattle drives of up to 3,000 cows and life of the bow legged cow boys that drove them.

 

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The Great Texas Cattle Drives Video . Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Cattle Drives in Texas. Learn about The Great Cattle Drives. Discover the influence of the railroads on western expansion and on the trail drives.
  • Learn how Texas won its independence from Mexico as brave men battled the odds to defend the Alamo and defeat General Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto.
  • Learn about the cowboys and trail drivers and discover the legends of the 'Wild West' and study how Americans accomplished their settlement of Texas.
  • Differentiate the myth from the reality of the cowboy.
  • Learn how the Texas longhorn earned its place in American history and how it shaped the future of America's cattle industry.
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