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Trail of Tears | Facts, Map, & Significance

Overview of the Trail of Tears, the forced relocation in the 1830s of Native Americans from the southeastern U.S. to Indian Territory (Oklahoma).

Though his name isn't as widely known as that of Hickok, Billy The Kid or Doc Holliday, the greatest of all the old west gunfighters was Ben Thompson. Gunman, gambler, soldier on both sides of the border and Austin lawman, his life and death are the stuff of legend. "It is doubtful if in his time there was another man living who equalled him with a pistol in a life-and-death struggle" -Bat Masterson

Though his name isn't as widely known as that of Hickok, Billy The Kid or Doc Holliday, the greatest of all the old west gunfighters was Ben Thompson. Gunman, gambler, soldier on both sides of the border and Austin lawman, his life and death are the stuff of legend. "It is doubtful if in his time there was another man living who equalled him with a pistol in a life-and-death struggle" -Bat Masterson

Trails West, a map of early western migration trails. TNGenNet Inc. TNGenWeb, Letters From Forgotten Ancestors

Albert Einstein was very slow to speak and his parents feared he wasn’t too bright. One day, when he was sick in bed, they gave him a compass to keep him occupied. The new plaything made him wonder about magnetic fields which led to an interest in physics

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Confederate soldier Julius Howell Interview What The south Fought For. Really puts a new spin on what most of us think all Southerners wanted during the Civil War

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Growth of Colonial Settlement

Map of early settlement on the eastern coast of the U.S.

Southwest Native American Indian Nations

Southwest Culture

The Southwest Culture Area is defined as a geographical region in what is now the American Southwest, including most of Arizona and New Mexico and small parts of California, Utah, Colorado, and Texas, plus much of northern Mexico.