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What was the name of JFK’s 1960 presidential campaign? The new frontier First 100% native American to appear on film? Neddy the mom cooking Theodore Roosevelt made references to the frontier in his presidential speeches Frederick Jackson Turner made a speech at the world fair spoke on haiti, made frontier thesis The Frontier Thesis is the argument advanced by historian Frederick Jackson Turner in 1893 that the origin of the distinctive egalitarian, democratic, aggressive, and innovative features of the American character has been the American frontier experience. He stressed the process—the moving frontier line— and the impact it had on pioneers going through the process. In the thesis, the frontier created freedom, by "breaking the bonds of custom, offering new experiences, and calling out new institutions and activities." Know about Chief Joseph Powhatan father of pocahontas Know about Frederick Jackson turner 1910 essay “Pioneer spirit and the American university” –
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course AMST 301 taught by Professor Gufstason during the Fall '09 term at USC.

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