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  • True Stories About Annie
    292 words
    Many of the stories which have been told about Annie Oakley simply are not true. Some were the products of the creative imaginations of the promoters of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. In more recent times, these 'enhancements' were the results of writers of popular fiction and television and motion picture screenwriters. In most cases, the true stories about Annie are better than the fictitious ones. Annie's father, Jacob, fought in the War of 1812. His military records in the National Archives ...
  • Missionary To The West
    435 words
    Bill was born in Troy Grove, IL. He moved to the Kansas territory at age 18. He served as a Union spy during the Civil War. He was extremely brave. He died in South Dakota while playing poker. Jane was born in Princeton, MO. Her dad moved the family to Utah. Sadly, her mother died along the way. She married Wild Bill Hitchcock. She died in 1902 of natural causes. Annie was born in Danke City, OH. She began using a rifle at age 6. She was part of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. She had a musical, ...
  • Buffalo Bill Cody
    726 words
    Buffalo Bill was one of the most interesting figures of the old west, and the best known spokesman of the new west. Buffalo Bill was born in 1846 and his real name was William Frederick Cody. Cody was many things. He was a trapper, bull whacker, Colorado 'Fifty-Niner'; , Pony Express rider, Civil War soldier, wagon master, stagecoach driver, and even a manager of a hotel. He changed his name to Buffalo Bill sometime in his early twenties for his skill while supplying railroad workers with buffal...
  • Buffalo Bill William Frederick Cody
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    Buffalo Bill William Frederick Cody, also known as Buffalo Bill, was born into an anti-slavery family. He had a rough childhood, but despite this hardship he grew up to be an adventurous wild west showman, and achieve many historical goals. On February 26, 1846, near the small town of Le Clair, Iowa, William F. Cody was born to Isacc and Marry Ann Cody. At the time William had two sisters, Martha and Julia, and a brother, Samuel. But he ended up with three more sisters, Eliza, Helen, and May, an...
  • Wilde's Fourth Popular West End Play
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    Oscar Wilde The world has seen many talented literary writers. One of the more famous appeared in the late 19th century. Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland on October 16, 1854. His life produced award-winning poetry and highly acclaimed plays. Although he had a troubled childhood, Wilde gained large popularity for his outlandish wit and compelling personality. Despite his overwhelming public appeal as a playwright, Oscar Wilde ultimately died a sad and lonely death. Oscar Wilde grew up in s...
  • Buffalo Bill And Cody
    777 words
    William Fredrick Cody "Buffalo Bill" was born on February 29, 1846. He was the legend that gave the west its' history and name. He Lived... Buffalo Bill was born in LeClair e, Iowa in 1846. When he was still a young 'un his family and himself moved to Leavenworth, Kansas. Cody left his home in Kansas at the age of eleven. Later he got the name Buffalo Bill from hunting, and that was when legends about him and newspaper articles were published about Cody. There were even dime novels (novels that ...

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