Villains in the Wild West tied their victims to railroad tracks. Native Americans had a use for every part of the buffalo they hunted. The West had haunted ghost towns. You may have heard these common beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven through research? Let's investigate seventeen statements about the Wild West and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones stump even the experts! Find out if cowboys really wore big hats, chaps, and boots! Learn whether Calamity Jane was a real person! See if you can tell the difference between fact and fiction with Is That a Fact?
Was There Really a Gunfight at the O.K. Corral?
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And Other Questions about the Wild West