1. Today, which of the following counties are not included as part of the Matador Ranch?
2. The Matador Ranch has been in business for more than ________ years.
3. The founder of the Matador Ranch who learned to work cattle while recovering from a Civil War injury was
4. In 1882, a group of foreign investors purchased the Matador for $1.25 million. These investors were from
5. Murdo Mackenzie, who managed the Matador beginning in 1891, leased northern ranges in South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, and Canada because
6. When rumors circulated in 1950 that the Matador Ranch might be sold, it came as a surprise to many because
7. According to historian William Pearce, what finally caused the Matador to sell its holdings was
8. In order to sell of the Matador lands, in 1951 the Lazard Brothers investment firm created _____ separate corporations for selling the land and cattle.
9. The Koch family who bought most of the old Matador lands made their money in the
B. oil business
C. real estate business
D. automobile manufacturing business
10. Today, the Matador has ____ full-time employees.
11. Cattle on the Matador that hid in thick brush and managed to escape capture during roundups are called "outlaws" or
12. In the 1980s the Matador started crossing their Herefords with other breeds because
they wanted to improve the meat of the animals and get better prices
B. they wanted larger cattle breeds
C. Herefords tended to get sick easily
D. other cattle breeds were cheaper to buy
13. According to the author at the end of the article what part of the Matador is the one thing which has not changed much?
D. cattle sales