Wild West History

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Can you name the Wild West Historical People, Places, and Things?

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In 1876 while playing poker in Deadwood, South Dakota, ______________ was shot in the back of the head by Jack McCall.
During the Lincoln County Cattle War in 1878, Billy the Kid belonged to a deputized group known as the ____________.
Ed Schieffelin, who founded Tombstone, Arizona in 1879, resided at the ____________ Army Base while mining for silver in the area.
In the 1830's and 1840's, __________________ developed the first electro-magnetic telegraph system as well as a code to be used with it.
Tombstone, Arizona, was known as the town 'too tough ______________.'
In 8 months, between 1867 and 1868, _______________ earned his nickname from killing over 4,000 American Bison.
______________ was an Apache medicine man who fought against The United States and Mexico during the Apache Wars, and surrendered to the U.S. in Skeleton Canyon, Arizona, in 1886.
WILD WILD WESTFill in the Blank
On October 26, 1881, Tom and Frank McLaury were killed along with ________________ at the O.K. Corral, In Tombstone, Arizona.
In Dodge City, Kansas, in 1876, _______________ became a deputy marshal alongside his brother Jim.
On July 21, 1873, _____________ and his gang robbed their first train in Adair, Iowa, while wearing Ku Klux Klan hoods.
In late June of 1876, Crazy Horse and _____________ led Sioux and Northern Cheyenne to a victory over the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment at the Battle of Little Big Horn.
________________ died from tuberculosis in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, on November 8, 1886.
In 1860, a fast mail service called the ______________ could delivery mail from New York to San Francisco in only 10 days!
In some cities of the Arizona Territory, prostitutes, also known as 'soiled _________,' were required by law to bathe at least three times a week.

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