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Bent's Forts

Added by Nick Johnson on 05/06/2016 - 10:52, last changed on 12/05/2016 - 13:59

Bent's Old Fort

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In the early and mid-nineteenth century, when the western United States was in a seemingly unending state of flux as people competed for dominance over the land and its resources, three men moved to what would eventually become southeastern Colorado and there established a trading and commercial...

The Dust Bowl

Added by yongli on 05/09/2016 - 10:53, last changed on 09/10/2016 - 20:53
In the 1930s, eastern Colorado experienced the worst ecological disaster in the state’s history. Unsustainable farming practices and widespread drought transformed the once fertile Great Plains into a barren landscape, inhospitable to both humans and animals. The experience of the Dust Bowl...
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