Who is your western hero? The legend of the Wild West has been played out in American Popular culture since the start of westward expansion. From Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and George Custer to Geronimo, the real-life people who helped tame the west would shape the western heroes celebrated in film and television for decades. Share your real or fictional western hero below.
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The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
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The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
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