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2 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY Newspaper Narratives http://education.texashistory.unt.edu Cattle Kingdom 1 The Vaquero Click on the picture

3 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY http://education.texashistory.unt.edu Ranchero Hacienda Branding Dehorning Cattle drive Stampede Vaquero Vocabulary Words Hereford Longhorn Roundup Cowboy 2 Calf Bull Click on the picture learn about Rancheros and land grants

4 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY http://education.texashistory.unt.edu 3 Students will view several online newspapers to learn about the Cattle Kingdom and its importance to Texas. They will follow the permalinks embedded in pictures/shapes on each slide, as well as use the Texas Cattle Kingdom worksheet among others. Discover the numerous links embedded within this power point, you may select a few slides to use or view just the slide show How to view the articles: 1.Students use the slides_with_notes power point 2.from the slide, click on the picture or shape (cattle) 3.then click on the zoom link, located on the right side of the page 4.locate and read the article (download to read article)

5 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY http://education.texashistory.unt.edu Cattle Ranges of the Southwest A History of the Exhaustion of the Pasturage and Suggestions for its Restoration By H. L. Bentley Special Agent in charge of Grass Station at Abilene, Texas Cattle Ranges of the Southwest Continued on next slide 4

6 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY http://education.texashistory.unt.edu Cattle Ranges of the Southwest By H. L. Bentley Special Agent in charge of Grass Station at Abilene, Texas A History of the Exhaustion of the Pasturage and Suggestions for its Restoration By H. L. Bentley Special Agent in charge of Grass Station at Abilene, Texas Cattle Ranges of the Southwest Continued on next slide 5

7 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY http://education.texashistory.unt.edu A History of the Exhaustion of the Pasturage and Suggestions for its Restoration By H. L. Bentley Special Agent in charge of Grass Station at Abilene, Texas Cattle Ranges of the Southwest 6

8 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY Raising Cattle http://education.texashistory.unt.edu Learn about branding Cattlemen Convention Cattle & Big Bucks $800,000 7 (Click on the picture) What was the gravest danger that early ranchers had to face? Click on the shapes (cattle) Read how symbols were recorded Click

9 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY http://education.texashistory.unt.edu Cattle Dehorning Find out how the experts went about making the job easier. Answer the questions on the Texas Cattle Kingdom worksheet 8 Click on the picture and shapes (cattle) to learn how? How were the cattle kept healthy? click Click on the picture

10 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY http://education.texashistory.unt.edu Learn about life on the Trail, the Spring Round-up, Shanghai Pete and Beating a Stampede 9 The Spring Roundup – click on picture Click on the shapes (cattle) to read the actual event Write your account use a story map

11 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY http://education.texashistory.unt.edu Click on the shapes (cattle) Click on the picture view video of Chisholm Trail 10 Read about the legendary Chisholm Trail and others Goodnight-Loving, Western and Shawnee are other well-known trails. Use the Cattle Trail Map & different colors to show each trail on the blank map. Click on the shapes (cattle) to find out more

12 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY http://education.texashistory.unt.edu 11 Read the article and then answer the questions on the Texas Cattle Kingdom worksheet What did Mr. I. Dahlman have to do with this? What single event brought in millions of dollars to Texas cattle owners? Who is Geronimo? How did these events influence his existence? Click on the picture to read the actual article Click on the shape (cattle) to find out? Why was this important?

13 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY http://education.texashistory.unt.edu 12 Ruth Roach on a bucking bronco 1920 - click on the picture Stock pens - Skidmore, Texas Kitty Canutt – click on the picture

14 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY http://education.texashistory.unt.edu Cattle branding equipment and the dehorning process in more current times 13

15 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY http://education.texashistory.unt.edu 14 Cows at milking stations click on the picture How are the pictures different? Record your answer on the Texas Cattle Kingdom worksheet How are they the same?

16 Resources Educators THE PORTAL TO TEXAS HISTORY http://education.texashistory.unt.edu 15 What two factors contributed to the end of the Open Range system?


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