An Essay On Annie Oakley Nicknames

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Have you ever heard of Annie Oakley? Or Little Sure Shot? These were a few of the nicknames Phoebe Ann Moses had. Annie Oakley was the name she was best known by. Phoebe Ann Moses was born in Greenville, Ohio. She was born on August 13, 1860. Sadly, Annie Oakley died on November 3, 1926, in her hometown, Greenville, Ohio.
Annie had a very interesting childhood. At age six she was sent to the Darke County Infirmary. She was later sent to an abusive foster home. Annie ran away from the foster home and ran home to her mother. There she found her mother, but in worse shape than when she had left. Her mother had remarried, but her new husband had died. He had left her with another child.
Phoebe’s parents were Jacob and Susan Moses. Phoebe had six
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She also donated time to the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) and War Camp Community Service. Phoebe tried to assemble a shooting regiment of women both in WW1 and the Spanish-American war. Both times she was denied, but she still performed in demonstrations to soldiers who were about to go into battle. Annie did not let being a woman stop her, and she didn’t let being turned down stop her.
Annie Oakley had many accomplishments, but certain ones stand out more and were more important than the others. Annie had a major impact on women 's rights because of having a man’s job. Annie was also considered one of the best sharpshooters in the world. She beat many highly respected men sharpshooters. Phoebe was important in the world of women’s rights.
One of Annie’s most famous quotes is “Aim at a high mark and you will hit it. No, not the first time, nor the second, and maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting, for only practice will make you perfect. Finally, you will hit the Bull’s Eye of Success.” Annie was a great sharpshooter and greatly impacted history as well. I find that these attributes make her a great role model for any girl, no matter what her
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