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How Longhorn Cattle First Came to Texas

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Longhorn cattle are the descendants of the oldest breed of cows in America, introduced by the Spanish. They were also a key element in the development of the Texan economy in the 1800s.

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Under the wide-open skies of North Texas lie two rival cities: Fort Worth, "the place where the West begins," and Dallas, which rose on the promise of land and opportunity. Fly over both cities' landmarks and explore their histories, unique identities, and bonds. From Friday night lights to the birth of Southwest Airlines to the death of John F. Kennedy, this is a sprawling journey over America's fourth largest metropolis.

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