At the end of the western film The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, the journalist said, This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend. Contrary to those words, many facts that were printed about the Wild West were just Hollywood legends. Being a cowboy on the frontier was a dangerous job, but the real danger was faced on the trail and not in shootouts we see in Western movies. This 46-page Project Pack includes a 12-page Research Guide and 15 hands-on activities to help you complete a lapbook on the history of cowboys including clothing, horses, rodeos, cowgirls, and more!