Cowboys and the Wild West: An A-Z Guide from the Chisholm Trail to the Silver Screen

Internet Resources

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Explores the legends, places, heroes, and villains of the West, with entries taken from history, folklore, and popular culture, in an even mix of Hollywood cowboys and real people, such as Chief Crazy Horse and the gun fighting Masterson family.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1800-1865)
Art of the West
Language Arts
Multicultural Topics
Texas History
TRC format: 
Book