There is a lot of controversy about what the frontier is, look at the following and in your own words, how do you define the frontier? https://www.census.gov/dataviz/visualizations/001/ http://www.legendsofamerica.com/we-americanfrontier.html
Why does Buffalo Bill and his life exemplify the myth and legend of the West? http://williamfcody.bbhc.org/
Go to http://www.historynet.com/wild-west-outlaws-and-lawmen Learn about three outlaws and explain how each one helps promote the myth of the west.
Find a website to look up what happened at the OK Corral and who was involved?
Go to http://www.historynet.com/wild-bill-hickok-pistoleer-peace-officer-and-folk-hero.htm . Who was “Wild Bill” Hickok?
Look at the second paragraph. How was he regarded by many in the west?
What makes the transcontinental railroad so important?