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FC: James Bowie By: Sara Zeitz
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3: He is a legendary figure in Texas history and a folk hero of American culture.
4: He was a 19th century pioneer.
5: He is a important person in Texas history because he was a legendary figure, because he was a fighter and the inventor of the Bowie knife.
6: He spent most of his life in Louisiana, where he was raised and later worked as a land speculator.
7: His rise to fame began in 1827 on reports of the Sandbar Fight.
8: He also achieved fame as the wielder of the large hunting knife that bears his name.
9: In the Texas Revolution,Bowie was a legendary participant at the battle of Concepcion and in the Grass Fight near San Antonio.
10: He was a part of the battle at the Alamo.
11: He died March 6,1836 at the Battle of the Alamo.
12: In conclusion, James Bowie was a important person in Texas History.
13: Sources http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Bowie The old west History and Heritage http://www.lsjunction.com/people/bowie.htm
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