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Illustration of Davy Crockett on his knee looking to the left while holding his gun. Yellow background
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Davy Crockett (1786-1836) was an American frontiersman, politician, and soldier whose larger-than-life exploits have been popularized in popular media. Commonly referred to as the "King of the Wild Frontier, Crockett held many attributes during his life. Crockett fought in the War of 1812 and later served in the U.S. House of Representatives. What Crockett is most well-known for, however, is his heroic death while fighting in the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas War of Independence. Crockett's life has often been portrayed to mythical proportions, cementing him as an American folk hero. From 1954-1955, Disney released a five-part miniseries about Crockett. Starring actor, Fess Parker, the mini-series revitalized the story of Davy Crockett for a new generation. The series was popular at the time, which allowed Disney to sponsor spin-off merchandise. One example is from Sunbeam Bread, who began its own Davy Crockett bread line.
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