17. The West

*The American Yawp is an evolving, collaborative text. Please click here to improve this chapter.* I. IntroductionII. Post-Civil War Westward MigrationIII. The Indian Wars and Federal Peace PoliciesIV. Beyond the PlainsV. Western Economic Expansion: Railroads and CattleVI. The Allotment Era and Resistance in the Native WestVII. Rodeos, Wild West Shows, and the Mythic American WestVIII. The West as … Continue reading 17. The West