Old Yeller takes place in Texas in the late 1860's right after the
Civil War. Papa had to take the cattle to market in Abilene, Kansas (approximately 625
- How many miles is it from Mason, Texas to Abilene, Kansas?
- How many miles could a herd of cattle travel in one day?
- At this rate how many days would it take Papa to reach Abliene?
- If he can travel twice as fast on the return trip without the cattle
how long would it take him to get from Abilene to Mason?
- Using this information how long would the round trip be?