Blacks in the Wild West
I recently had the opportunity to participate in one interesting discussion on Facebook on the page of a famous film critic. One of my friends complained about the dominance of…

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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 continuation of the legend
And it doesn’t matter that he was somewhat inconsistent with reality. After all, not all cowboys were white, and among them were many adventurers, scammers and people with a bad…

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two-thirds were white

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In the 1820s, Americans appeared on hacienda in Texas, where they adopted the techniques of working with cattle from vaquero (Spanish vaquero shepherd). From Texas and other parts of the Midwest, cowboys drove cattle to the eastern states.

The number of cowboys increased after the Civil War, when a cattle breeding boom began in the western territories. This business in the second half of the 19th century brought high profits. Continue reading

Invented image
Soon the Western becomes so popular and popular that it acquires already established forms and traditions: good always fights against evil and naturally wins, and happy ending becomes an indispensable…

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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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Wild riders
Real cowboys have never played the slightest political role in US history - because the cities that featured in the Wild West myths are not real cities or even state…

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Cowboys were a disaster
Bill was very cherished for hours and when the next day he saw that Tutt, mocking him, wears them in public, was furious. But this rage was cold and prudent.…

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