The reasons why the longhorns cattle were important was because the cattle was eating the native grasses, and they were there for anyone to lean on them in the winter so they could stay warm. During droughts they would eat the prickly pear cacti to survive.
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The Civil War was affected by the beef market because the cattle was greatly reduced,so that meant that the soldiers would not have food to last the war.In Texas the the supply of cattle was greater than they thought it would be so they sold the cattle as a result.
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the ranchers of the past wouldn't have succeeded without cowboys, who did countless daily tasks on the fields and ranches. They also helped herd the cattle from 1,200 acres and included some 500 head of cattle. Most of the cowboys were African American, Mexican American, or young men.
Daily life of a cowboy
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