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    Fifty-two armed men boarded a secret train in North Cheyenne, Wyoming headed for Casper, Wyoming. Made up of prominent men of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, employees and hired guns from Texas, Idaho and other parts of the United States, the group disembarked the train in Casper and started on horseback to Buffalo, Wyoming. The mission of this mob was to hang 70 men on a list of “rustlers” in the town of Buffalo which was considered a that time to be a haven and hideout for numerous rustlers and cattle thieves in the Wyoming Territory. T. A. Larson, a historian and authority on Wyoming history ranked this event as “the most notorious event in the history of Wyoming” This historic event focused on Johnson County and the city of Buffalo,…

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    City, Wyoming, where he opened his own saloon. William H. Bright was a legislature in Carter county and president of the council when he introduced the Women’s Suffrage Bill. William H. Bright thought that if negroes could vote then his wife and mother and all other women should be included as well. Some say the idea of women voting was a start of a joke. Either way, the right for women to vote was the start of many new beginnings not just for women, but for equal rights for everyone willing…

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    The park’s main road leads past the expansive Bryce Amphitheater, a hoodoo-filled depression lying below the Rim Trail hiking path. It has overlooks at Sunrise Point, Sunset Point, Inspiration Point and Bryce Point. Prime viewing times are around sunup and sundown. Grand Teton National Park Grand Teton National Park is in the northwest of the U.S state of Wyoming. It encompasses the Teton mountain range, the 4,000-meter Grand Teton peak, and the valley known as Jackson Hole. It’s a popular…

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    to these alarming numbers and this research has led to various programs to help mothers who deal with poverty. One such program, located throughout Wyoming is CLIMB Wyoming, which helps single women and their families to escape poverty through job training, placement, parenting skills, and life skills development. This non-profit program began in 1986 to help women and has served…

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    miscellaneous scholarships I qualify for. The University of Wyoming, Whitworth University, and Pacific Lutheran University all offer various levels of financial, require different out of pocket expense amounts, and financial challenges. The University of Wyoming would require very little financial contribution on the part of my family and would be overall very affordable. First of all, the overall tuition for the University of Wyoming is the lowest of my options at nineteen thousand, one…

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    Pinedale Pros And Cons

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    The small town of Pinedale, Wyoming is known for a diverse number of things. By and large, the community has always been known for its beautiful surrounding scenery, but also for the ranching community feel and the cowboy characters that live there. Imagine an area with an abundance of culture being affected by an industrial boom. Suddenly, the small town feel is gone, new people have moved in, and the appreciation for the culture that once existed there has been depleted by everyone’s need to…

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    Taken Against Hunting

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    No Action Should Be Taken Against Hunting; Allowing for Wildlife Conservation The year is 1912, in Jackson Hole Wyoming, the past three winters have been harsh on the land. A movement to help increase the elk herd was started two years previously. According to Steve Morriss, 2012 the writer of National Elk Refuge: 1912 – 2012, “Congress appropriated $45,000 and decreed the creation of a National Elk Refuge. The Government incorporated 1,000 acres of public land and 1,760 acres of purchased land…

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    Trends In Wyoming

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    Reflection Paper Throughout the history of Wyoming, there have been many trends that seem to occur. These trends do not happen just one or two times throughout the statehood of Wyoming but rather have happened even more so. Some popular trends that seem to occur are women’s equality, boom and bust, transportation, and the building of forts. The first trend that occurs in Wyoming’s history is women’s equality. Wyoming is known as the “Equality State” because of the rights women have enjoyed…

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    Definition Of Revolution

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    while still losing the popular vote. That is three times more than what we should have had happen, with the most recent instance being responsible for placing George W. Bush into power. A common argument that is often heard in opposition to a direct democracy is that is that it “takes power away from the smaller states”. However, the Electoral College ends up giving the smaller states even greater power over the larger states. Wyoming is the least populated state in the U.S., but is given three…

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    Old Trail Town in Cody, WY There are not many eras in American History, that has intrigued us as much as the "Old West." Over the years, the Old West has been depicted in many ways, especially bringing attention to to the legends of gunfights and the notorious outlaws, who seem larger than life back then. In Cody, Wyoming, there is a special place that brings visitors back to these days. Old Trail Town is an amazing attraction that captures this unforgettable time in history. With a…

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