Frederick Jackson Turner


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United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951)

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In "Shooting Star: Daniel Day-Lewis and the Persistent Significance of the Frontier in American History," Cullen links Day-Lewis to Frederick Jackson Turner and the frontier thesis, advancing the master narrative of "U.
2) Frederick Jackson Turner, The Frontier in American History, http://xroads.
Three decades later, Frederick Jackson Turner articulated his now-famous theory that Americans' most noble instincts (endurance, individualism, and egalitarian impulses), were wrought by the experience of the frontier, already a fading memory.
La these empruntee a Frederick Jackson Turner a ete souvent appliquee a divers mouvements religieux comme element d'analyse, mais tres peu dans l'historiographie du Quebec et encore moins a l'Eglise catholique.
This unsettling revelation about the size and span of the tradition leads to a second conclusion: Contrary to the frontier thesis of Frederick Jackson Turner, American history, in this respect at least, is not exceptional.
On his 300th birthday, JS salutes the man whom historian Frederick Jackson Turner called "the first great American"--Benjamin Franklin.
So among these pieces some old acquaintances returned to my consideration, and not just such as Theodore Roosevelt, Frederick Jackson Turner, Thorstein Veblen, and Edith Wharton.
Even today, in the capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, the state where Frederick Jackson Turner was born and spent much of his life, there is a notice requiring legislators to check in their guns before taking their seats.
It explores his representation of the American West within a context established by historical and literary figures, including Andrew Jackson and Frederick Jackson Turner.
It may also be instructive to draw from the work of nineteenth century American historians, such as Frederick Jackson Turner and William Gilpin.
In 1893, however, during the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Frederick Jackson Turner, professor of history at the University of Wisconsin, presented a paper in the Hall of Congresses (today, The Art Institute of Chicago) entitled "The Significance of the Frontier in American History.
Perhaps, as Kimberly Sultze suggests, only the most independent directors possess the temerity to revise a narrative form so closely connected to American identity since 1893 when Frederick Jackson Turner announced his revolutionary "frontier thesis.
In these books, Micheaux brings to the Great Plains the ideals of homesteading as cemented in the Homestead Act of 1862 (1) and the Frontier Thesis of Frederick Jackson Turner.
He also touches upon other figures such as Theodore Roosevelt, Georgia O'Keeffe, Billy the Kid (and his various legendary incarnations), and Frederick Jackson Turner (and his assumption of the closing of the American frontier).
and sectarian refusal to appoint the historian Frederick Jackson Turner, a Unitarian, to the faculty hindered the university's growth.