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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The National Hockey League began with five Canadian teams after the National Hockey Association was disbanded in 1917. Six teams were in the league from 1942 to 1967. The NHL expanded to 12 teams in 1967 and has grown to... More »

"Wild West Math" by Micrograms Software is designed to teach elementary math to students from second to sixth grade through western-themed music and games. Concepts include rounding, place values, number theory and compu... 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 »