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Lawmen and Outlaws

Stories of 600+ Western Legends using Online Video

These online educational video titles enable you to journey across the Old West in search of the gunslingers, train robbers, gamblers, gangs that roamed the land and the lawmen who tracked them down.

Learn the fascinating stories of more than 600 great Western legends, including Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, Judge Roy Bean, "Wild Bill" Hickok, Butch Cassidy, and Calamity Jane. See how the Old West was actually a land of incredible hardships, ravaged by severe weather, hunger, disease, and the constant threat of violent death.

Learning Objectives:

  • Obtain factual accounts of the lives of western lawmen and outlaws whose daring exploits have become legends, including Judge Roy Bean, Billy the Kid, Butch Cassidy, Calamity Jane, the Clanton-McLowery Gang, Wyatt Earp, "Wild Bill" Hickok, Doc Holliday, Jesse James, Harvey "Kid Curry" Logan, Belle Starr and the Sundance Kid.
  • Gain insight to the settlement of the Wild West and the historical impact of cattle barons, railroad magnates, and settlers who sought to make fortunes from the land.
  • See the Wild West as it truly was: a frontier of extraordinary hardships, ravaged by severe weather, hunger, disease, and the unflinching threat of death by violent means.
  • Learn from crime historian Jay Robert Nash how the hardships of the Wild West shaped deadly gunslingers, train and stagecoach robbers, cattle rustlers, and other outlaws.
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