The story of the LIncoln County War is a story of westward expansion, opportunity, greed, ambition, cultural conflict and survival. The story of how a kid named Billy found himself in the middle of a war, reads like a western movie, and yet despite the making of over 50 movies on the subject, the tale is almost never told accurately by Hollywood. This lesson will help your students separate the facts from the fiction and understand why the story of the Lincoln County War still matters to us today.
Program Duration: 45-90 min. w/ Q&A