There were three
major targets for criminals in the Wild West. They were Stagecoaches,
Trains, and Banks. Most criminals started out small, stealing horses,
rustling cattle, or holding up the box office at the county fair. But
eventually they moved on to more challenging activities. Banks, stagecoaches,
and trains carried more money, but they were more dangerous to rob.
That’s why most outlaws would travel in gangs.
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Once you find the answer, you'll know the most important reason outlaws had to travel in gangs!