Journey out West to see how cowboys, cattle ranchers, and Native Americans share the last days of America's frontier. Meet the Sioux and other Great Plains tribes who are forced from their lands onto reservations. Learn how African Americans are stepping out of slavery into a struggle for their rights and opportunities. Look at the growing railroads that are forging links between cities across the nation.
This book describes the lives of Sitting Bull, U.S. Army soldiers, cowboys, and immigrants from Europe and Asia who created the Wild West. Each book in the series uses reconstruction illustrations and photographs along with clear text to bring the story of our nation to life