I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields.
I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new Ph D student.
The frontier concept excluded more than it covered through failing to do justice to diverse Western activities. Turner developed the thesis that the American West created and reinforced the American ideals of: equality, democracy, opportunity, and individualism. the ordinary people with much less land to live on and much less ...
Yale historian Howard Lamar believed the frontier thesis emphasized a discontinuity between a rural past and an urban-industrial future that may not have reflected reality.
It may have applied to antebellum America, when many did “go West,” but failed to hold after the Civil War as the prospect of out-migration was put beyond the reach of urban slum-dwellers and others because of a lack of funds for farming and transportation. References Tiziano Bonazzi, Frederick Jackson Turner’s Frontier Thesis and the Self-Consciousness of ... Turner’s Thesis, it is easy to understand the more important concept of moving the Frontier to the West ...
Birthday Homework Pass - Turners Frontier Thesis
In fact, most later settlers, sons of farmers, arrived from existing settlements. objective of the American people during this time in history was to have vast lands although it is ... Almost every African American was being treated this way, ... on women became one of the reformers that expanded democracy through their involvement and petition to legislatures. as idealistic altruistic crusaders who intended to improve American society.
economic power like the United States considered a free trade area with an under-developed third world ... What does NAFTA mean A Free Trade Area is, by definition, an area where ...
In his “Contributions of the West to American democracy,” he said, “The paths of the pioneers have widened into broad highways.
Those European characteristics and institutions that were sullied were quickly rooted out for they had no place on the even playing field of the West, which enabled pure, unadulterated democracy to blossom into fruition.
Wilderness to Turner is an entity that is commendable only in its role in furthering man’s development.