The guy from the Marlboro commercial.
The present re-invention of the tradition of the West as a mass phenomenon that captured American politics is the product of the Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Reagan eras. And of…

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Gang jesse james
Jesse James was born on September 5, 1847 in County Clay, Missouri. He did not remember his father, Robert James. When the boy was two years old, gold was found…

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Millstones of fate of Billy Kid
If the famous sheriff Pat Garrett and some other people who knew him would not have left their written memories of him, we would never have known that in childhood…

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but this did not seem

Lincoln War

After fleeing Maxwin’s burning house, the Regulators took refuge in Fort Sumner, Mexico. Once upon a time there was an army fort on the site of a village, but the soldiers had long left it. But now Billy had many friends there, and almost every evening he spent, having fun and flirting with black-haired beauties.

In Lincoln County, life was slowly getting better. Mrs. Maxwin sued James Dolan and Colonel Dudley, accusing them of killing her husband and setting fire to property. Houston Chapman, one-armed lawyer, took up her interests. New Mexico’s new governor, Lou Wallace, has granted amnesty to all county residents who participated in the recent war, hoping that this will help the parties quickly forget the old feuds. It turned out that Billy Kid, not being a resident of the county, did not fall under the amnesty, being considered a mercenary who did not have personal interests in the conflict. Now he has formed too many enemies in the person of representatives of the law and former opponents to feel calm. Continue reading

Cowboy - President
Cinema has become the fault of another stable stereotype - “all cowboys are white.” After the abolition of slavery in the US in 1865, a large number of blacks turned…

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Not a single chance!
Another myth was fighters who shot at the same time from two revolvers, never missing their victims. To begin with, even wearing two revolvers, each four pounds in weight, was…

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Not a single chance!
Another myth was fighters who shot at the same time from two revolvers, never missing their victims. To begin with, even wearing two revolvers, each four pounds in weight, was…

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The new cowboy tradition
The new cowboy tradition made its way into the big world in two directions: Western films and heavily undervalued Western novels, which for many foreigners were the same as detectives…

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