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  1. 1. Annie Oakley By: Jordyn Simon 2011
  2. 3. Birth <ul><li>She was born Phoebe Ann Moses on August 13, 1860 in western Ohio. </li></ul><ul><li>Her family called her Annie. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Early Life <ul><li>Grew up poor on an Ohio farm. </li></ul><ul><li>She learned about hunting from her father. </li></ul><ul><li>She began hunting at age 8 to provide food for her family. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Education <ul><li>Annie and her siblings fed the animals, washed clothes and weeded the garden. </li></ul><ul><li>They also helped store food for the winter. </li></ul><ul><li>No one went to school or played games. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Adult Life/Career <ul><li>Annie married Frank Butler on August 23, 1876. </li></ul><ul><li>Her career started when her husband’s performance partner became ill. </li></ul><ul><li>She helped out by taking his place at the show. </li></ul><ul><li>Annie’s big gun fascinated the crowd. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Adult Life/Career cont… <ul><li>When Annie became her husband’s permanent partner at the shows, she chose the stage name Annie Oakley. </li></ul><ul><li>Annie toured with Sells Brothers Circus. </li></ul><ul><li>She later joined Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show. </li></ul><ul><li>The Wild West show toured Europe. </li></ul>
  7. 9. Accomplishments <ul><li>Annie was very popular in Great Britain. </li></ul><ul><li>Almost forty thousand to fifty thousand people came to see her shows including royalty from Great Britain and other European countries. </li></ul>
  8. 10. Impact on the World <ul><li>Annie became a role model for women and girls and showed that it is okay for women to ride, shoot and hunt. </li></ul><ul><li>She was one of the first United States female sports stars and is remembered as a strong heroine of the Wild West. </li></ul>
  9. 11. Date & Cause of Death <ul><li>Annie died of anemia in Greenville, Ohio on November 3, 1926 at the age of 66. </li></ul><ul><li>She is buried at Brock Cemetery in Darke County, Ohio. </li></ul>