Go Ahead: Crockett Takes On The President

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David Crockett (he never signed his name as Davy Crockett) cuts an impressive figure in history. Frontiersman, bear hunter, Indian fighter and hero of the Texas Revolution, his memory has become legendary. Author Michael Wallis, writer of the book “David Crockett: The Lion of the West” talks about another aspect of Crockett’s heroism. As a congressman from Tennessee,  Crockett broke with the powerful and tenacious President Andrew Jackson over the issue of Indian removal. Learn more about what Wallis calls Crockett’s “shining moment.”

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