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Mention of the american west usually evokes images of cowboys, gunfights and outlaws economic historian and author pj hill paints a different picture of the 19th century frontier as a place where everyday people helped carve out legal institutions that tamed the west. Though the most notorious outlaws of the wild west were considered enemies bunch gang who became notorious for robbing trains and banks in the american west. The american west of the late nineteenth century was legendary for its violence and crime – nowhere more so than in dodge city, kansas the task of cleaning up that center of iniquity fell to two largely self-trained lawmen named wyatt earp and bat masterson, subsequently immortalized in the mind of the american public through hollywood films.
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