Pony Express Writing Task
Source #1: Kansapedia
Source #2: Hollenberg Pony Express Station Marker
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?