These Are 5 Fabrications About the Wild West That Are Perpetuated to This Day

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Movies, books, comics, songs – the history of the Old West has become more mythical than real in the minds of people today. We imagine cowboys living freely on the range roping cattle, shootouts and showdowns, and rebellious outlaws honored by simple folk yet hated by the law. So what are some of the biggest myths of Wild West?
These Are 5 Fabrications About the Wild West That Are Perpetuated to This Day
Image Credit: Sascha Burkard / Shutterstock.com
Movies, books, comics, songs – the history of the Old West has become more mythical than real in the minds of people today. We imagine cowboys living freely on the range roping cattle, shootouts and showdowns, and rebellious outlaws honored by simple folk yet hated by the law. So what are some of the biggest myths of Wild West?
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Even though much of what we believe of the Old West was probably myth, it’s still a fun place to journey to in our stories and spin tall tales. As long as we know how to separate truth from fabrication, it does us no harm to have a little fun manipulating our past in fiction.

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