FC: William "Billy The Kid" Bonney Research and Mixbook done by:Emma Konrad
1: Many people look at Billy the Kid as a hero.
2: When in fact, he was most famous for his numerous killings.
3: Billy was also known as Henry Atrim and Henry McCarty
4: At age 15 Billy the Kid was convicted for theft in Silver City, New Mexico.
5: Billy was convicted but escaped to Arizona. He then proceeded to shoot a man who bullied him into a fight.
6: His reputation started with the murders of Sheriff James Brady and deputy.
7: After he gained freedom from the murders, he returned to his criminal ways.
8: Participated in the Lincoln county war, a violent fight between ranchers and merchants, by helping kill multiple people.
9: After the Lincoln county war, he was sentenced to hang.
10: He escaped, killing another deputy and overpowering his guard.
11: In 1881 Billy was ambushed in Fort Summer, New Mexico and shot to death.
12: Although legend tells that William Bonney killed twenty-one men. One for every year of his life...
13: He only killed 4 and participated in the murders of others'.
14: In conclusion Billy the Kid is and always will be famous for his crimes.
15: Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_the_Kid http://www.notablebiographies.com/Be-Br/Billy-the-Kid.html