frederick jackson turner :
- n United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951)
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- How American Expatriates In Paris Built The United States
Ever since Frederick Jackson Turner announced the closing of the frontier in 1893, Americans have revered the pioneers. Countless pieces of literature and art immortalize the frontiersmen as the vanguard of civilization that helped spread democracy and capitalism across North America. The 1872 painting American Progress is probably the most famous depiction of the archetypal American, a rugged ...
Jan. 24, 2014 - Forbes