WONDER #2512: Who Was Jesse James?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Jesse James was a violent outlaw who committed many robberies in the 19th Century.
  2. Jesse James worked with his brother, Frank.
  3. It’s hard to tell truth from legend.
  4. Some people compare Jesse James to Robin Hood because he gave a lot of money to the poor.

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT true about Jesse James?

  1. Jesse James had two children with his wife, Zee.
  2. Jesse James lived in Missouri.
  3. Jesse James joined the Union Army during the Civil War.
  4. Jesse James was a leader of the James-Younger Gang.

Question 3 of 3

During the Civil War, Jesse James and his brother, Frank, took part in _____________ fighting.

  1. military
  2. competitive
  3. athletic
  4. guerrilla

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