Name ____________________________________ Fill in the blanks to give a detail to go with each main idea. The first one is done for you. Main Idea Details Cowhands tended cattle in the Old West. Cowhands’ clothing was chosen for tough wear and tear. Cowhands had to know many skills to round up cattle. Cattle drives covered hundreds of miles and took months. At the end of the drive, the cattle were sent by train to market and the cowhands were paid. The West was a rough, wild place back then. _____________ was used to make chaps and __________. The _____________ was an important piece of equipment. The _________________ carried all of the __________ and ___________ ________. Cowhands headed for a _______________________ after a cattle drive.