In 1893, historian Frederick Jackson Turner proclaimed that the "frontier"
had closed. After describing the Turner Thesis, explain the reasons why so many
Americans feared the closing of their frontier.
2. According to Paul Johnson, the laissez-faire p
William Jennings Bryan, "Cross of Gold," 1896
Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen of the Convention: I would be presumptuous, indeed, to
present myself against the distinguished gentlemen to whom you have listened if this
were mere measuring of abilities; but this