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it is 1880. The Civil War has been over for 15 years. Economic conditions in
the town you live in have deteriorated, and you are struggling to make ends
meet. You decide to try your luck out west, where there is plenty of land and
plenty of opportunity. Before leaving, you must decide what you will do out
west—be a miner, a cowboy, or a farmer. Each presents its own opportunities and
Write an essay in which you:
what you would be—a miner, cowboy, or farmer.
the opportunities you would have.
the difficulties you would face.
why you chose as you did.
Use the rubric on the following page to see how
your teacher will score your essay. This graded assignment will be due in
Lesson 4: Your Choice.