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cowboy

Overview page. Subjects: History — Literature.

Originally, a lawless marauder. The name was first applied to some pro-British gangs in the USA during the American War of Independence, who roamed the neutral ground of Westchester county...

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heritage tourism

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

Canadians absorb much of their knowledge of the past from historic sites, landscapes, buildings, and plaques. Heritage tourism is both an activity pursued by travellers and a component of a...

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rodeo

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure — History of the Americas.

A competitive exhibition of the skills of individual cowboys (or cattle-punchers), particularly in riding, that is established as a popular spectacle in North America. The term ‘rodeo’ is...

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