how did the oil boom affect national markets and local communities
all the prices are going down now
why was the arrival of rail lines in Texas important to farmers
looks like we dont have to drive any more
What jobs were typical on a cattle-driving crew? What were their responsibilities?
i see water lets camp here tonight
how did the oil boom affect national oil markets and local communities? The oil boom made prices drop for oil a lot and caused the creation of boomtowns where men worked in a dangerous The oil boom caused Texas towns to grow all over the texas landscape
why was the arrival of texas rail lines important to farmers The rail lines arriving in texas was important because they had a new method of transporting cattle and other goods to stockyards in fort worth and other places meaning they didn't have to take several days to transport cattle over 500 miles in some cases.
the positions for the cattle driving team are all equally important the point man also called the point rider is the one who leads the herd determining speed and direction the swing riders ride close to the herd the keep the herd together and keep watch for any of the herd getting loose the flank rider Flank riders ride on each side of the herd, near the rear.Their role is to back the swing riders up and keep the cattle bunched, preventing the back of the herd from fanning out. The drag riders ride behind the herd to keep it moving, pushing the slower animals forward. This is a bad job as it was exhausting and for green cowboys the wrangler is the one who takes care of the horses making sure they are fed and ready to go