The history of the Wild West spans the latter part of the 19th century covering topics such as the stories of cowboys fighting Indians, the pioneer woman, famous outlaws and the Pony Express Mail Delivery. The history of... More »

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West Central Technical College became a player in a 2008 merger decision that brought together 14 technical colleges in Georgia into what then became West Georgia Technical College. As of 2015, West Georgia Technical Col... More »

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Founded in 1955, Crossroads Baptist Church has been at its current location since its founding. It was chartered on October 9, and the church's constitution was created shortly thereafter. More »

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Some famous Old West outlaws include Jesse and Frank James, Robert Leroy Parker, Harry Longabaugh and Billy the Kid. The James Younger Gang and the Dalton Gang are famous bands of outlaws from the Old West. More »

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The West in the United States was romanticized as being the Old West or Wild West in the mid to late 1800s. At the time, stories about the cowboy and outlaws were popularly featured in newspapers and periodicals. Outlaws... More »

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Originally inhabited by the Inuit peoples, Russian traders started settling in Alaska during the 18th century, before selling the area to the United States in 1867. Alaska saw early gold rushes during its time as a U.S. ... More »

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Common themes of the Western film genre include outlaws and heists, treasure or gold hunts, conquest of the Wild West, conflict between Native Americans and cowboys and colonization of the West. Other themes are the West... More »