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Turners “Frontier Thesis” (1893) WHAT MAKES THE “AMERICAN”? Germ theory: American is a “Race”; seeds of anglosaxon democracy racially transmit- ted; Turner proposes something else to Euro nationalism Space Defines American Society: “The West, at bottom, is a form of society rather then an area” American Space is Transformative [Bao: “starting over” vs “making over”]
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course AMERICAN S 101 taught by Professor Dr.allanpunzalanisaac during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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