Ranching was very important because that's how they supplied there own food. Homesteading was when you maintain a house for a certain amount of time before you keep it. In this picture there is a person farming.
The railroad impacted New Mexico because it helped with transportation and shipping stuff. In the picture there is a man building a railroad.
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A boomtown is a town that rises very quickly and gets a large population in not that much time. In this picture there is people in the boomtown Minning was a very important for the boomtowns because when people hear that a town has gold the immediately want to go there.
Harvey Houses were restaurants and hotels.They were named after Fred Harvey a business man from England.
Tourism was very important because it brought people to the town to visit and see the stuff that they have. When a town got tourist it bossted the towns population. In this picture, it is a husband and his wife taking a tour of the town.
The Wild West was so named for the lawlessness of the untamed territories west of the Mississippi River - the westernUnited States during its frontier period. The period of the Wild West was from 1865 - 1895, a period of thirty years.