Episode: Why was Davy Crockett king of the wild frontier?


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Why was Davy Crockett king of the wild frontier?
Davy Crockett is one of America's great real-life legends. With a little help from Walt Disney, Crockett experienced a resurgence in popularity more than 100 years after his death. Check out our HowStuffWorks article to learn if this is fact or fiction.

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