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Davy crockett, byname of david crockett, (born aug 17, 1786, eastern tennessee, us—died march 6, 1836, san antonio, texas), american frontiersman and politician who became a legendary figure his father, having little means, hired him out to more prosperous backwoods farmers, and davy’s schooling amounted to 100 days of. The life of davy crockett, the american frontiersmanclassics illustrated tells the extraordinary life tale of davy crockett in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers.
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