The Legend Of The Alamo Argumentative Essay

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The Alamo’s Legend

Who was an accomplished leader, a legendary figure, and a sharp shooter? There was many brave people in the battle for the alamo ,but some not as brave as davy crockett ,the very last survivor and defender of the alamo. David Stern Crockett was born August 17,1786 in Greene County. He was the fifth son of John and Rebecca Crockett. Davy Crockett had eight siblings that he had to live with. It was very noisy in his house with 8 siblings. Davy Crockett was son to a farmer and land speculator and was very poor.For a while he lived in the Crockett Tavern which was the only way they got money. One of Crockett's chores at the crockett tavern was to hunt game for dinner. With this job he became a very skilled hunter and tracker after a long time in business. He would also care for cattle and sheep of the guests. Even though he was harshly disciplined when he got in trouble he was rebellious as a young boy. He didn't feel like following rules and didn't want to go to school because he found it boring. He ran away from home at thirteen to escape school. He had to work hard at challenging jobs to support himself when he did not have the support of family and friends. He didn't know how to read or write since he ran away at an early age from school
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Like davy crockett said, ‘ “I'm that same David Crockett, fresh from the backwoods, half-horse, half-alligator, a little touched with the snapping turtle; can wade the Mississippi, leap the Ohio, ride upon a streak of lightning, and slip without a scratch down a honey locust [tree].” ‘, believing even if he is a legend ,then he has not changed. Even though Davy Crockett was well known and many plays and tales were made after him he had stayed the same. After the battle for the Alamo he had never really surrendered and at last died to join his wife in a new and peaceful
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