History of the United States
Mexican-American War

What did the American cowboys borrow from the Mexican vaqueros?

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February 13, 2012 5:54AM

It wasn't really the "Mexicans" who influenced the "Americans"

but the Spanish who brought the cowboy to the American


The American cowboys borrowed language, clothing and food, that

the Mexican vaqueros used, and one of the things that they did not

borrow was their politics.

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