The Frontier in American History

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Kessinger Publishing, May 1, 2006 - History - 348 pages
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One of the most influential and important books written about the impact of frontier life on a transplanted civilization. Present volume, reprinted from original 1920 edition, lucidly reflects Jackson's thoughts on the frontier's role in promoting self-reliance, independence, democracy, immigration and westward expansion. A classic for students and teachers of American history and general readers interested in the many fascinating aspects of American expansion.

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Yes, Turner's America consists of white men being manly and doing manly things. But his perspective has given Western historians something to fight over for about a century. His collection of essay ... Read full review

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What Turner wants to point out here is that the American West is the most important feature of American history
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The Frontier In American History: Chapter VII
THE PROBLEM OF THE WEST 1. The problem of the West is nothing less than the problem of American development. A glance at the map of the United States ...
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The Frontier in American History (1890) from Ch. One. The Middle region, entered by New York harbor, was an open door to all Europe. ...
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