Davy Crockett Saves the World

Who are some of the legendary figures of the American West? What qualities must a person have to become a legend? A Tall Tale has a character whose actions are exaggerated for humor. Tall Tales are often associated with stories, sometimes based on real people or events, of the American frontier. Some famous Tall Tale characters include the great cowboy Pecos Bill; Paul Bunyan the giant lumberjack; and Davy Crockett, the Tennessee marksman. Who is your favorite Tall Tale character?

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