Jesse James was a very horrible man that a lot of people looked up to for some reason. He was into a lot of criminal activity that got him into some trouble. Not with just the law but with other people as well, so he always had to keep a lookout for people that looked suspicious. But one day he didn't keep a good enough eye out and it got him in trouble. So here are the events that lead up to Jesse James criminal career and eventually his death. Jesse James was born on September 5, 1847 to his parents Zerelda and Robert James in Clay County, Missouri. Jesse James had a brother named Franklin James and a sister named Susan James. Jesse’s father left him when he was just a young boy and the mother eventually got remarried with Benjamin Simms. …show more content…
But there wasn't that many people going after him actually because a lot of people actually liked him for what he did and supported him. He is a role model to so many people out there. That's why it was so hard to kill Jesse James. But eventually his luck ran out and Jesse James life took a drastic turn and all the Jesse James fans were devastated. On April 3,1882 Jesse James was assassinated by Robert Ford. He was shot in the back of the head while Jesse James was unarmed. He was just at home doing his usually when he had an intruder and he didn't even know that Robert Ford was in his house and then the next thing he knew he was shot in the back of the head and died. People were furious about this horrible news. But Robert Ford was happy because he gets the money from the bounty on Jesse James's head. But the fans and the family of Jesse James will fire back at Robert Ford. They have just lost their role model and the person that they cared about very much. Know some of these people are going to be sending people out to go kill Ford. People hated him so much that they even wrote a song about him. But eventually Ford was shot in Creede, Colorado on June 8, 1892 by Edward Capehart O’kelley. O’kelley was basically considered a hero and an avenger for Jesse James life. But unfortunately for O’kelley he has to suffer the consequences and …show more content…
Frank had to go through a trial for murder in Missouri and found not guilty, then he was tried for robbery in Alabama and found not guilty, and he was tried for armed robbery in Missouri again and again found not guilty. Since Frank is still a free man he decided to retire from his career and live the remainder of his years in his family's farm. He had a quiet and peaceful life here for a few month but he couldn't stand not having his brother by his side because he has always been by his side basically living their lives together as brothers. But without him he felt so down in his life that he gave himself up in 1915. He ended up dying in his room that he was born in. A lot of people also cared for frank’s life as well he was also a role model for a lot of people because he did exactly what Jesse James did, he helped set up the James gang, and he was Jesse James brother. Frank helped make history with his brothers and people loved him for that and for what he did and when Jesse James died people started to look up to Frank because he was all that was left in the family gang. The James brother meant a lot to
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He was very proud of his son becoming a Marine he knew that they had a purpose and it was “the defense of our country and the loyalty to the Corps. ”(554) Two year later his son was selected to represent his platoon as “Marine of the Quarter”(554) an honor for any Marine; the date was September 10, 2001. On September 11, 2001 the towers came down in New York City as the world watch. Frank was afraid for his son and just wanted “to hold onto his son for dear life.
“When The Legend Becomes Fact, Print The Legend.” Allegedly said by Jesse James, it suits him since he was sought out to be a legend to the poor, and the post Civil War South. Refusal to obey governmental demands or commands especially as a nonviolent and usually collective means of forcing concessions from the government. Antigone stook up for what she believed in, and so did jesse james, he thought it was the right thing to do by hurting people who disrespecting his homeland, and give to the poor even though what he did was against the government law like Antigone. September 05, 1847- April 03, 1882.
James and a girl named Mary James Barr. Jesse was shot towards the end of the Civil War and was shot by Union cavalrymen when he wanted to surrender. His cousin Zerelda “Zee” Mimms who later married him helped him get better but some of his former war companions started robbing banks and stagecoaches. When he was better he got back to robbing with his companions and that's when he started his life of crime. In 1866 they robbed the Clay County Savings Bank and shot an innocent bystander.
On January 30, Andrew Jackson was at the funeral of the congressman of South Carolina, Warren R. Davis, at the United States Capitol building. Richard Lawrence planned originally to shoot and kill Andrew Jackson as he came into the service but Richard was not able to get close enough to Andrew Jackson. But when Andrew Jackson left the funeral, Richard Lawrence had found a place near a pillar at the Capitol on the East Portico where Jackson would be as he was leaving. As Andrew Jackson walked by, Richard Lawrence stepped out and shot his first gun at Andrew Jackson's back and it
Frank’s grieving loved ones, wanted closure of their unbearable loss "I should kill him” (Dubus 110). Frank's family was emotionally killed after his tragic death. Richard's freedom while out on bail was incongruous with the vicious homicide, he committed “Ruth sees him. She sees him too much...
He was one of the famous outlaws who was actually a good person but just wanted to get the people who hurt his family he was after the people who killed his half brother and blew of his mother’s arm and beat up his dad. Jesse James got married to a women named Zelda Mimms they got married in April 24, 1874 and had four kids Jesse Edwards Tim James,Twins Gould AND Montgomery James, Mary Susan James. Zelda Amanda James was born July, 21 1845 and died November, 13 1900 in Kansas City Missouri at the age of 55 years old she outlived her husband Jesse James they had four kids together and i’m kin to both of them. Zelda James was home cooking when Jesse James got shot by Robert Ford and Robert ended up shooting him in the head and killing Jesse there in front of his wife Roberts older brother Charley told him not to do that
He was a healthy man but died of a heart attack leading people to believe foul play was involved. I have reason to believe that Desiree Longmire and Alexis Thompson were the people behind Jackson Longmire Jr.’s unexpected and heartbreaking death. Desiree Longmire and Alexis Thompson had a strong motive for killing JBL Jr. because
According to Violence in America Throughout Jesse James life he killed dozens of innocent people in cold blood and stole/robbed hundreds of thousands of dollars from banks and trains. Despite Jesse doing all of these horrific things for some people, he was pictured as this vigilante type of figure for opposing the horrible banks and bad businessmen by stealing the money and giving it to the poor
A man known as brother, father, soldier, outlaw, avenger of the poor; a man known as Jesse James was born on September 5, 1847 in Kearney, Missouri and assassinated only miles away in St. Joseph, Missouri on April 3, 1882 (Jesse James, Umsystem.edu). He was as notorious as the president was famous, but even with hundreds hoping for the bounty on his head, James was able to evade officials and remain a mystery. This man “was literally a legend” (Stiles, prologue). His crimes’ profit adds up to an estimated amount of $200,000 (Jesse James Biography, Biography.com), which today could be over 3 million dollars. The assassination of Jesse James is justified because he was not the hero people thought him to be and had murdered many who stood
James Mercer Langston Hughes was the first African American to achieve national prominence, and the figure of such stature in the black community. His influence and ideas were inescapable, as he saw himself as a poet for an entire nation. Hughes role model, Walt Whitman helped to give him the ideas of the optimistic vision of America and how to achieve and accomplish some of the things he did in his life. Langston Hughes inspired many people and expressed the African American spirt and soul in his works.
Frank was a normal person looking for love and affection as done anyone else. He found the wrong girl who was with the wrong guy. Frank was innocent in the situation but the jealousy of Richard Strout was to much for him to bare so he murdered Frank. The audience sees the reason behind Mr.Strouts murder and the reason behind Mr.Fowlers murder and deems one reason better than the other therefore one murder is okay and
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On April 28th, 1758 in Westmoreland County, the fifth president of the United States, James Monroe, was born. Monroe had a mother and a father, Spence and Elizabeth Monroe. Spence was an affluent planter who also practiced carpentry as a hobby. Both of his parents married in 1752 and they had several children. His parents died when he was a teenager, leaving him part of the family farm.
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