Young Davy Crockett hunted well and told stories beautifully. Crockett’s hunting prowess led to life as a soldier. He rose to the rank of colonel in his native Tennessee then segued into a career in politics. Crockett butted heads with President Andrew Jackson while a member of Congress. Losing his seat in Congress, Crockett joined the Texas Revolution and died fighting in the Battle of the Alamo. In his time Crockett was pro-environment and anti-corporations. Crockett’s daring and outspoken life was mythologized in his lifetime and since, making him an American folk hero. In this audiobook, editor Stephen Brennen organizes Crockett’s own words and musings on Crockett into a fascinating text. Narrator Lake Roberts brings the earthy and smart legend to ghostly life.
The true story of Davy Crockett's life as a scout, statesman, and soldier.
Based in part on Davy Crockett’s own writings, this is the true story about one of America’s most iconic historical figures. From his days as a scout for Andrew Jackson during the war of 1812, his time as a Congressman for the state of Tennessee, and his eventual death at the Alamo, Davy Crockett led a life that was admired and idealized by people all across America, to this very day. Hear about the monopolist and corporate misdeeds, environmental degradation, and foreign military adventures that he experienced during his amazing life. Discover the rich history - part myth and part fact - behind this great American man.