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The Frontier in American development

essays in honor of Paul Wallace Gates. Editor: David M. Ellis; associate editors: Lee Benson [and others]

by Paul W. Gates

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca [N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public lands

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBenson, Lee, Ellis, David Maldwyn
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 425 p. port. ;
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26704486M
    OCLC/WorldCa6025

    The Frontier and American CharacterThe frontier has long held a special place in the hearts and minds of Americans. Since shortly after the first colonies were founded on the Atlantic coast, the frontier has beckoned to settlers. The frontier was the wilderness just outside the civilized towns; it offered people an opportunity to strike out and succeed on their own. Land, Degrees, Development "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" () See Bancroft 1; Turner 2 39 Copy quote. The frontier has gone, and with its going has closed the first period of American history. “Shaping the American Character: The Significance of the Frontier in American History”, p, Now and Then Reader LLC.

      Written when the frontier had only gotten as far west as New York state, this classic foresaw the whole tragic history of the American frontier and the fate of the : Chris Hannan. The Significance of the Frontier in American History but a return to primitive conditions on a continually advancing frontier line, and a new development for that area. American social development has been continually beginning over again on the frontier. It was printed with additions in the Fifth Year Book of the National.

    Log cabins and wagon trains, cowboys and Indians, Buffalo Bill and General Custer. These and other frontier images pervade our lives, from fiction to films to advertising, where they attach themselves to products from pancake syrup to cologne, blue jeans to banks. Richard White and Patricia Limerick join their inimitable talents to explore our national preoccupation with this uniquely American 4/5(1). An Asian Frontier focuses on the dialogue between the American anthropological tradition and Korea, from Korea’s first treaty with the United States to the end of World War II, with the goal of rereading anthropology’s history and theoretical development through its Pacific by: 3.


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The Frontier in American development by Paul W. Gates Download PDF EPUB FB2

'The Frontier in American History' examines the importance of the unsettled West as both idea and physical reality. Turner's essays explore the changing frontier as it moved progressively westward and discuss the contributions of the pioneers in each frontier area to 4/4(11).

The Frontier in American History (HardPress Classics) - Kindle edition by Turner, Frederick Jackson. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Frontier in American History (HardPress Classics)/5(14).

The American frontier includes the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last remaining western territories as states in This era of massive migration and settlement was particularly encouraged by President Thomas Location: Currently the United States, historically.

American frontier A proclamation issued by Pennsylvania Gov. John Penn, who was attempting to ease tension between whites and Native Americans on the Ohio frontier, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Well before the American Revolution they had brought a new west into being: in upper New England, in the Mohawk River valley, in the great valley of Pennsylvania and above the fall line.

This is an interesting book. Well written, although at times painfully, soddenly dated (and I do not criticize the historic tone of voice nor the apparent biases of this emminent historian--prejudice, in itself, is an important contribution to the understanding of American history as it is learned--), The Frontier in American History develops an original idea of American expansion into by: Opposition to the Turner Thesis.

Inin "The Frontier and American Institutions: A Criticism of the Turner Thesis," Professor George Wilson Pierson debated the validity of the Turner thesis, stating that many factors influenced American culture besides the looming frontier.

Although he respected Turner, Pierson strongly argues his point by looking beyond the frontier and acknowledging. Thus American development has exhibited not merely advance along a single line, but a return to primitive conditions on a continually advancing frontier line, and a new development for that area.

American social development has been continually beginning over again on the frontier. CHAPTER 1. The Significance of the Frontier in American History.

In a recent bulletin of the Superintendent of the Census for appear these significant words: "Up to and including the country had a frontier of settlement, but at present the unsettled area has been so broken into by isolated bodies of settlement that there can hardly be said to be a frontier line/5(2).

The Frontier Thesis or Turner Thesis, is the argument advanced by historian Frederick Jackson Turner in that American democracy was formed by the American frontier. He stressed the process—the moving frontier line—and the impact it had on pioneers going through the process.

He also stressed results, especially that American democracy was the primary result, along with egalitarianism. "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" was written by Frederick Jackson Turner, delivered as a conference paper at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in The Frontier thesis or Turner thesis, is the argument advanced by historian Frederick Jackson Turner in that American democracy was formed by the American stressed the process—the moving frontier line—and the impact it had on pioneers going through the process.

He also stressed results, especially that American democracy was the primary result, along with egalitarianism, a. This book is rightly a seminal American history. Turner relates the histories of the American frontiers (from the thirteen colonies to the settling of what he calls the Middle West (or what we call, today, the American Midwest)) and describes the populations settling, national and local economy and politics of, and the resulting reasons for each frontier/5(30).

The American Frontier: An Archaeological Study of Settlement Pattern and Process focuses on general rules or laws for the evolution of all agrarian frontiers, emphasizing those that are expanding. A variety of frontiers is also discussed in addition to the agrarian type to pinpoint similarities and differences.

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The Frontier in American History at successive transitions in our development during the past quarter century to interpret the relations of the present to the. OCLC Number: Description: xxx, pages portrait 24 cm: Contents: Foreword, by F.

Merk. --The historian as mythmaker: Turner and the closed frontier, by L. BensonSenators, sectionalism, and the "Western" measures of the Republican Party, by A.G. BogueThe Homestead clause in railroad land grants, by D.M. EllisCongress looks west: liberal ideology and public land policy in the.

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Frederick Jackson Turner was the dean of American historians in his time. He originated, and he and his students popularized, the Frontier Hypothesis of American history: that the primary driving force in the development of American society and politics was the encounter with the frontier, conceived of as a vast area of essentially free land, a seemingly limitless resource available to all Author: Frederick Jackson Turner.

continually advancing frontier line, and a new development for that area. American social development has been continually be-ginning over again on the frontier. This perennial rebirth, this fluidity of American life, this expansion westward with its new op-portunities, its continuous touch with.

Frederick Jackson Turner, American historian known for the ‘frontier thesis,’ which held that the American character was decisively shaped by conditions on the frontier, the settling of which engendered such traits as self-reliance, individualism, inventiveness, restless energy, mobility, materialism, and.

The “Frontier” is defined as “a region at the edge of a settled area”. The “American Frontier,” began with the first days of European settlement on the Atlantic coast and the eastern rivers. From the start, the “Frontier” was most often categorized as the western edge of settlement.

In Settling the Frontier: Urban Development in America’s Borderlands, –, historian Joseph P. Alessi examines how the Pecos, Mohawk, Ohioan, and Chinook tribal communities aided Europeans and Americans in the founding of five of America’s earliest border towns—Santa Fe (New Mexico), Fort Amsterdam (New York City), Fort Orange.Frederick Jackson Turner was the dean of American historians in his time.

He originated, and he and his students popularized, the Frontier Hypothesis of American history: that the primary driving force in the development of American society and politics was the encounter with the frontier, conceived of as a vast area of essentially free land, a seemingly limitless resource available to all comers.

An Asian Frontier focuses on the dialogue between the American anthropological tradition and Korea, from Korea’s first treaty with the United States to the end of World War II, with the goal of rereading anthropology’s history and theoretical development through its Pacific frontier.