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The Chisholm Trail was important because it is how cattle were driven from Texas to Kansas before the railroad expanded. It was the main route ranchers used and it allowed them to get beef to the Northeast and the sale of cattle helped Texas get out of the poverty left over from the Civil War.
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What did the Chisholm Trail do in the West?

Cattle herds from Texas followed the Chisholm Trail to the railroads in Kansas. From Kansas they were taken by rail to slaughterhouses in St Louis, Chicago, and other eastern

When was the Chisholm trail made?

Somewhere around 1860, after the the trails into Missouri were closed and cattle drives were directed into Kansas.

Why was Shirley Chisholm important?

she was important because she was a great person she was the first black women from newyork that went to vote for congess

Where is the Chisholm Trail located?

The Chisholm trail is located in the city of Duncan Oklahoma. The Chisholm trail offered a major route out of Texas for the livestock from 1867 to 1884.

Why did chisholm trail lead to Kansas wikianswers?

It was a trail used to move cattle from Texas, where Chisolm started, north to Kansas where they have either passed through to further north or sold to cattle buyers in that s

Who was on the Chisholm Trail who invented the Chisholm Trail and where is the Chisholm trail?

Cows, cowboys, wranglers and Native Americans all used the trail between Texas and Abilene beginning in 1867 as a cattle trail. The route is named for Jesse Chisholm who used

The chisholm trail was a trail that?

The Chisholm Trail was a trail that was used to drive cattle  overland from ranches in Texas to Kansas rail heads during the late  19th century. The trail is named for Jesse