American West History Keywords

Keywords in any historical topic are the words that are essential to know in order to write about and understand that topic. This page offers a selection of useful keywords for learning about the American West.

American West History Keywords

Black Hills
Buffalo Bill
California Trail
Cowboy
Custer
Fort Laramie
Gold Rush
Great Plains
Homesteaders
Indian Wars
Johnson County War
Long Drive
Manifest Destiny
Marshall
Mormons
Mountain Men
Open Range
Oregon Trail
Outlaw Pioneers
Pony Express
Prairie
Prospectors
Railroad
Ranch
Reservation
Settlers
Sheriff
Stage Coach
Vigilante
Wagon
Wounded Knee

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2021). American West History Keywords. Available: https://www.historykeyskills.com/american-west-history-keywords/. Last accessed July 6th, 2022