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Calamity Jane

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McKayla Bosiacki

on 2 February 2014

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Transcript of Calamity Jane

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CHILDREN:

ENEMIES:

FRIENDS:


Relationships?
* Calamity Jane gained an admirable reputation as a horsewoman and sharpshooter.

* Jane participated in scouting missions for the army and the Indian campaign of 1873.

* She also had a reputation of drinking, wearing male clothing, cussing, chewing tobacco, etc.

* Jane appeared in multiple wild west shows, including the Buffalo Bill West Show around the country featuring her skills.

* A numerous amount of films and books were produced about the life of Calamity Jane.

* It is said that Jane helped nurse many Deadwood residents back to health during the smallpox epidemic in 1878.




How Did Figure Become Known?
Where Did Figure Roam?
Calamity Jane
Martha Jane Cannary
"Calamity Jane"
BORN:
DIED:
Princeton, Missouri - 1852
Terry, South Dakota - 1901
Martha Jane Cannary earned her nickname (Calamity Jane) during the Indian campaign in 1873. Several versions of the story are told.

Much of Calamity Jane's life is concealed in tall tales.
Nickname?
www.biography.com/people/calamity-jane-9234950

womenshistory.about.com/od/westernamerica/p/calamity

www.essortment.com/calamity-jane-biography-20632.html

www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mIw89ThAjA

www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuqZJS-d1IU

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytwkHN94vkE


"I figure if a girl wants to be a legend, she should just go ahead and be one."

~ Calamity Jane
Charlotte Cannary

Robert Cannary

(DATED) Wild Bill Hickok, (MARRIED) Clinton Burke

Jane Burke

Native American people, Jack McCall

George A. Custer, Captain Egan, George Crook, Nelson Miles,
WILL FERRELL
CALAMITY JANE
Famous Person
Comparison?
The famous person who best suits my Westerner, Calamity Jane is Will Ferrell.
Both Will and Calamity are:

* Obnoxious * Manly

* Social * Unconventional

* Able to pull * Performers off a cowboy hat
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