jan 13, 1883 - The Fence Cutter's War begins when a drought in Texas makes good grazing land scarce. Small
ranchers and homesteaders pressure lawmakers to ban the fencing of public lands. When they
receive no assistance, they band together in small groups with names like the Owls, Javelinas, or
Blue Devils and, under the cover of night, tear down the offending fences.
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Honors History B3 Jacobs Moving West
1860-1900 by Dylan Kirk