What role do cowboys play in the management of cattle? Frederic Remington captured the plight of the cowboy in his paintings and sculpture. What is happening in the painting below? When were the cowboys of the Wild West at their peak? What caused the decline of the cowboy culture? Take a trip to the library or search U.S. history books for some of the answers. Why or why not would you like to be a cowboy?

The Round Up by Frederic Remington
"The Round Up" Frederic Remington (1861-1909)

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