Day 6 September 8

Day 6 September 8 - (2002 Hine Robert V and John Mack...

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Day 6 (September 8, 2009): The “Old West” Outline : I. The Myth of the “Old West” II. The Realities of the “Old West” A. Big Business in the West B. The First to Grant Women’s Suffrage C. Anti-Asian Sentiment III. Discussion: Life as a Homesteader A. Background B. Discussion Key Terms : Turner Thesis Buffalo Bill Cody The Transcontinental Railroad Comstock Lode Chinese Exclusion Act Gentlemen’s Agreement Homestead Act Ideas for Further Reading : Cronon, William, George Miles, and Jay Gitlin, Under an Open Sky: Rethinking America's Western Past (1992) De Leon, Arnoldo, Racial Frontiers: Africans, Chinese, and Mexicans in Western America
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Unformatted text preview: (2002) Hine, Robert V. and John Mack Faragher, The American West: A New Interpretive History (2000) Isenberg, Andrew C., The Destruction of the Bison: An Environmental History (2000) Jeffrey, Julie R, Frontier Women: “Civilizing” the West (1998) Milner Clyde A. II, A New Significance: Re-Envisioning the History of the American West (1996) Sandweiss, Martha A., Print the Legend: Photography and the American West (2002) Slotkin, Richard, Gunfighter Nation: The Myth of the Frontier in Twentieth-Century America (1992)...
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