The Far West

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Romance if the WestEastern believe the West was like a beautiful place for adventure dime novels- novels about the west wild west showThe " Last Frontier"the last section of the country to be settled sensess declared there was no more frontier to conquerPlain Indian WarsIndians lost their land -1860 to 1870 were the Great Zu Wars -Massacre of Wounded Knee - Gov either wanted Assimilation or ConcentrationFarming in the WestSoil land was hard to farm until the farmers became soil bustersSodbustersGreat Plains farmers because they had to break through so much thick soil, called sod, in order to farmBoom and Bustwhen a population undergoes repeated cycles of overshoots followed by crashes - the dry season came and with it came the bust - 1890 agricultural depression