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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User Review  - Eric Whoosis - Goodreads

This essay was presented to advance the theory on how the idea of the frontier shaped the American culture. It reads like a bad textbook, and it seems like the author had already concluded that his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elise R - Goodreads

I'm not a huge history buff, so this didn't really grab me the way it might grab others. However, it was definitely an interesting look into how the areas outside of the original colonies made their impact on not only American history but the American spirit. Read full review

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