Pony Express Writing Task

Source #1: Kansapedia

Source #2: Hollenberg Pony Express Station Marker


Guided Questions:

What conditions brought about the Pony Express and under what conditions did the riders ride?

How might the riders approach their job?

What emotions and dangers might the riders experience?

What was part of a typical rider's supplies?

What type of person might be interested in being a rider for the Pony Express?