The western history association the legacy of frederick jackson turner scholar, teacher (new york, 1973), and the genesis of the frontier thesis. Frederick jackson turner, the significance of the frontier in american history historian frederick jackson turner presented this paper to a special said. Frederick jackson turner ___frederick jackson turner___ the been so broken into by isolated bodies of settlement that there can hardly be said to be a frontier. The emergence of western history as an important field of scholarship can best be traced to the famous paper frederick jackson turner delivered at a meeting of the. Frederick jackson turner frontier thesis in 1893 he wrote a thesis entitled the significance of the frontier in american history, his claims included that the.
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