Cowboys were mostly young men that needed money. So they worked on farms they took care of horses and cattle. They worked really hard on the farms they woke up really early so they can start their day.
new machinery the increase in the number of farms and the availability of railroads to ship products. The increase in the state’s agricultural production resulted in a boom in commercial farming during the 1800s.
Oil fields workers lived in tents and shacks. Oil companies grew at a time when electricity was replacing kerosene for lighting homes and industries, the oil boom also affected Texas politics and the environment.