BC: This was the life of one of the most well known criminals, Jesse James.
FC: Jesse James By: Abby Gunderson
1: - Jesse fallowed in his older brother's footsteps as a bandit. - Jesse was a spy for the rebel army and was shot in the shoulder.
2: Jesse was very attached to his mother, his mom was married three times before. So Jesse had allot of step brothers, and sisters. Jesse was born in Missouri on September 5,1847
3: Jesse married his cousin Zerelda, they had two children. Zerelda knew that Jesse was a bandit, and didn't want her father to find out. It wasn't until after the wedding that Zerelda's father found out that Jesse was a wanted man.
4: Jesse and his blood brother Fred started their own gang, the James Gang. | Jesse and his gang started their robberies with banks and then went onto railway cars. Jesse is thought to be the mastermind behind all railway of the robberies.
5: Jesse and his gang went down hill when they attempted to rob a bank in Northfield,MN. Jesse and his gang where caught and thrown in jail. Several of his gang where also killed and wounded.
6: After a few weeks in jail Fred and Jesse broke out, and stayed low for a few years. They even used fake names, once they had broken out of jail. (This is a picture of Fred James)
7: While they where staying out of the robbery business, Jesse and Fred got back into their old ways and started their robbing habit again. Jesse and Fred had started their own gang ...again.
8: After a few years with their new gang and some of the best scams they had ever done, Jesse was killed by one of his own members...Bob Ford. | Some Believe that Bob did kill Jesse for reward money, there are also others that say that Ford didn't kill Jesse at all.
9: Very soon after Jesse had been killed, his brother turned himself in.