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America Resists the world
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Patricia Limerick’s  “Frontier Thesis” The Realities of  Western Expansion Community, not  Individualism Hardship, not  Adventure Exploitation, not  Equality
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Patricia Limerick’s  “Frontier Thesis” Limerick’s  Compelling Evidence Boom-Bust  Communities Altered Landscapes Persecution of Native  Americans Transient Cowboys Failing Farmers 
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The Politics of Farming Organizing Citizens The Grange  (1860s-1880s) created to build  solidarity and systems  of support among  farmers  The Farmers’ Alliance  (1880s-1890s) created to unite farmers  politically and lobby for  rights
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The Politics of Farming Calling for Reform Uniting Farmers and  Laborers Forming a Third Party The People’s Party Crusading for Change Calling for government  ownership of railroads Calling for free silver
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White Backlash: Segregation by Force The KKK’s “Orgy of Violence”
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course HIST 152 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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