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Badass Women of the Wild West

You’ve heard of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, but what about the women of the wild west?

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

The white cowboy is often viewed as the symbol of the American West.

However, early settlers of the west included Black Americans who left the south in search of better opportunities, Mexican vaqueros, and Chinese railroad workers.

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