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Many of the tools, skills and words used by American cowboys trace their beginnings to the vaqueros of Mexico. Discover these connections and find out if the lives of 1860s Kansas cowboys match what you see in the movies.
This program is designed to meet curriculum standards for both Kansas and Missouri schools including social studies and history standards. View a complete list of Kansas and Missouri standars for this program.
This program is typically split into four different educational activities with students rotating between the stations. Activities can include but are not limited to: