BC: ~ Belle Starr ~
FC: Belle Starr
1: Very few women in the 1800's were outlaws. One of those few is the courageous Belle Starr.
2: Belle Starr was a crazy, adventurous woman who took on the hard work of being an outlaw.
3: Belle knew a group of people including Cole Younger and Jesse James, who were outlaws. Jesse and Cole influenced Belle to join them.
4: Belle married outlaw James Reed and had their daughter Pearl.
5: James and Belle ran away to Texas after James got in trouble with the law.
6: Belle helped with her husbands robbery.
7: Belle spent the robbed money drinking, gambling and shooting her gun for no reason. She got the reputation, "pistol-weilding outlaw".
8: James was shot for a robbery in 1874. After he died Belle went into outlawary.
9: Belle Starr married Samuel Starr, part of the Starr Clan in 1800
10: Belle and Samuel continued getting in trouble with the law, but managed not to get caught.
11: In 1886 Samuel was killed by a long time family nemisis. Belle continued outlawary.
12: Belle Starr's children also went into outlawary like their parents.
13: Belle Starr lived a very exciting and dangerous life. Belle's life was made into a movie in 1944.
14: Sources: http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/star-bel.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belle_Starr http://www.historynet.com/belle-starr.htm