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Native Americans usually had the advantage in battles with the U.S. Army until
the Colt pistol was invented
After a two-week our of Texas, General Sherman became convinced that
the Peace Policy was not successful
After the Battle of Adobe Walls, the Comanches, Kiowas, Cheyennes, and other Plains people
increased attacks on the Fronteir
The Native Americans who raided settlements along the Rio Grande after 1875 were the
Apaches and Kickapoos
Expansion of the railroads after the Civil war made it easier for Texas ranchers to get their herds to stockyards in
St. Louis and Chicago
Crossbreeding sheep from the East and from Mexico gave a breed that
produced triple the amount of wool
Large ranches owned by Mexican Americans were mainly located in South Texas between
the Rio Grande and Nueces River
the group most resposible for the growth of Texas into a state dotted with small towns by the late 1800s was
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