The "Wild West" was a rough and lawless time in U.S. history that took place from the early 1800s until the last mainland state was admitted into the union in 1912. During this era, lots of America’s toughest men and women moved west in the quest for a better life and the opportunity to buy affordable land. Along the way, they faced extreme dangers like wolves, brutal weather, and infamous outlaws. How much do you know about the days of the Wild West? Test your knowledge here.