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Introducing the Words
Listen to this biography about Margaret Heffernan Borland,
one of the first women to lead a cattle drive. Pay attention
to the words in the color boxes. These are the words you will
be learning in this unit.
Margaret Heffernan Borland:
Tr a i l B l a z e r
n 1873, a brave Texas woman set out on a long and
hard trip. Her name was Margaret Heffernan Borland.
With her children and a small team of workers, Margaret
led a herd of cattle from Victoria, Texas, to Wichita,
Kansas. The herd had over a thousand cattle!
At the time, it was odd for a woman to lead a cattle
drive. Margaret was one of the first women to do it.
Many people at that time did not think it was proper for
a woman to do such work. Margaret, Level Purple S A D L I E R Vocabulary Workshop TO
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