"A Regular Row in the Backwoods."

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Subject:
U.S. History
Provider:
American Social History Project / Center for History Media and Learning
Provider Set:
Many Pasts (CHNM/ASHP)
Level:
Secondary, Post-secondary
Language:
English
Material Type:
Primary Source, Readings
Media Format:
Text/HTML
Abstract:

The 1841 issue of the Crockett Almanac, named after the Tennessee backwoodsman, Davey Crockett, made famous by his self-serving tall tales, portrayed a rough rural sport." The inexpensive comic almanacs combined illustrated jokes on topical subjects with astrological and weather predictions. While presented here as a rllicking free-for-all

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