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Unformatted text preview: 18 th Century Warfare and Diplomacy 16/02/2009 11:00:00 1. The colonial frontier, c. 1700 2. Intercolonial conflict, 1698-1763 3. Allies who shaped outcomes 4. The Paxton boys, 1763 Hesselius paintings done in 1735. Fredrick Jackson Turners Frontier Thesis in 1893 at the Chicago Worlds Fair. Identified the frontier as a key aspect of American history. The frontier moves in a one-way direction westward Progress is inevitable because he viewed Native civilization as interesting but ultimately inferior Indians were temporary obstacles to the advance of civilization This thinking dominated a lot of Native history for a very long time. Rethinking the frontier thesisrecent research has reconceived colonial North American frontiers as places that were: Impermanent/uneven (moved at different rates in different places). Frontier can be pushed Impermanent/uneven (moved at different rates in different places)....
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2012 for the course HIST 3316 taught by Professor Bourgeios during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.
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