A bundle of 8 assignments about living in the American West, the issues and challenges farmers faced, the election of 1896, the role of the cowboy, and much more. See the preview slide for a complete listing. Includes a crossword puzzle based on terms from the readings. A follow up set of essay writing topics/questions is also included. A great way to introduce the subject. The reading comes from a really great website, ushistory.org, under their free textbook tab. The information presented is theirs, I made up the questions. This can be done as a web quest assignment using the site. Perfect as a supplement, or as a textbook replacement! Also great as a Sub Assignment. MS Word for easy editing.