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Transcript of Davy Crockett
Davy Crockett's Family
Davy Crockett was born on August 17, 1786. His parents are John and Rebecca Crockett he was the fifth of nine children.
Highlight of His Life
Davy Crockett has many claims to fame. He was on the state legislature and a congressman. The highlight of his life would be fighting at the Alamo for Texas independence.
Effects/Impacts On the Texas Revolution
Davy Crockett's effect/impact on the revolution would be his contribution by fighting at the Alamo for Texas independence. He gave his life fighting.
Cause of Death
In 1821 Davy Crockett was part of the the state legislature. Then from 1827-1833 he was part of the U.S. Congress. He also fought in the Texas Revolution/Battle of the Alamo.
*Battle of the Alamo
*Retributive Massacre of the Indian
*Creek Indian War
* State Legislature
Risks and Obstacles
Davy Crockett traveled the unknown and much unexplored frontier.
He dealt with non European people.
He also Fought for Texas independence in the Battle of the Alamo.
Texas would be better if Davy Crockett lived. Davy Crockett was very tough, he fought really hard and if he had lived I think that because he loved Texas so much he would probably work hard to make the best he could.
Adjectives to Describe Him
*Davy Crockett started hunting when he was 8.
*Davy Crockett left home when he was 13 and came back when he was 16.
*Fought in the Battle of the Alamo.
*Davy Crockett had a license to marry a woman but she left him before they got married.
*People call him the King of the Wild Frontier
*He is a folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician.
Died; August 17th, 1786
Davy Crockett married Mary Finley on August 14, 1806 their kids are John, William and Margaret Crockett. Mary died during March 1815. He then married Elizabeth Patton, who already had two kids- Margaret Ann and George. Later Elizabeth and Davy had Robert, Rebecca and Matilda.
People say Davy Crockett was captured and then later executed with other men after the Battle of the Alamo.
Major Life Events
Better or Worse