Rudabaugh was a notorious cattle rustler, stagecoach and train robber during the 1870s and 80s. He was known to have ridden with the infamous “Billy the Kid” and some say, the only man Billy ever feared.
Need some help with your American History lessons? Take a peek at my lesson plans and ideas. Included are my lessons for weeks 23-26 including Westward Expansion and The Roads to Freedom. My first year teaching I was...
A notable influence on the development of the styles of the American art periods has always been due to the varied origins and culture of its early settlers.
Below are my weekly lessons for weeks 26 - 30 on the Civil War/War Between the States/War of Northern Aggression. My first year teaching I was dying to see other teachers' plan books, but most of them were either blank...
Was Billy the Kid really a hardened criminal murderer or was he merely misunderstood? Was Brushy Bill Roberts really Billy the Kid?
The five main events that led the United States into a civil war that will last for four years from 1861 to 1865.
When we cover the late 19th century American West in my History classes, I have students start with a simple exercise. I have them brainstorm a list, either in pictures or in words (or both), of whatever comes to mind...
What were the events that led up to the American Civil war. Where did they happen and most importantly, why did they happen? Let's take a look.
A young and growing United States suffered a near separation that changed many lives, and not always for the better.
During the 1800's many pioneers braved the journey across the Western frontier headed for Ca. Many didn’t make it. The "Oatman Massacre" made National headlines.