Near a country town on the frontier
In a city named Philadelphia
In a town near the Alamo
Next to a movie theater
Finding buried treasures
Working hard to earn money
Acting like people from the movies
Running to see the history museum
Striving for perfection
Sparked his interest in discovery
Informed him about African Americans
Strengthened his friendships
Led directly to his current work
Jim Beckwourth was a scout and a mule driver for the U.S. Army.
Learning about cowboys in his childhood changed his adult life.
Roy Rogers was an actor playing a cowboy instead of a real-life cowboy.
One third of cowboys were African American or Mexican
Talk about their childhood
Show the role cowboys played in settling the American West
Comment on their role models
Show off their acting skills