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When Did the Wild West States Join the Union?

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We ask when the states on the Wild West Challenge actually joined the USA.   The states visited on the Wild West Challenge¬†— California, Utah, and Nevada — nowadays seem as as American as any. However, they were all relatively late joiners to the union: California waited a lifetime after […]

The Top Five Movies Set in the Wild West

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Here’s what we think are the top five movies set in the Wild West. The Wild West Challenge¬†minimal assistance adventure takes almost two weeks and covers over 3000 miles, as teams drive from the City of Angels to the City of Sin. With participants leaving from Hollywood, and driving through […]