Last edited by Gushakar
Thursday, July 30, 2020 | History

7 edition of Turning Points in World History - The American Frontier found in the catalog.

Turning Points in World History - The American Frontier

by James D. Torr

  • 184 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1900,
  • Invaders, settlers & colonizers,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • USA,
  • Territorial expansion,
  • History - United States/19th Century,
  • Humanities,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • History - United States/General,
  • United States,
  • West (U.S.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7897756M
    ISBN 100737707852
    ISBN 109780737707854

    THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE FRONTIER IN AMERICAN HISTORY. In a recent bulletin of the Superintendent of the Census for appear these significant words: “Up to and including the country had a frontier of settlement, but at present the unsettled area has been so broken into by isolated bodies of settlement that there can hardly be said to be a frontier line. The Significance of the Frontier in American History -- II. The First Official Frontier of the Massachusetts Bay -- III. The Old West -- IV. The Middle West -- V. The Ohio Valley in American History -- VI. The Significance of the Mississippi Valley in American History -- VII. The Problem of the West -- VIII. Dominant Forces in Western Life -- IX.

    This hugely influential work marked a turning point in US history and culture, arguing that the nation's expansion into the Great West was directly linked to its unique spirit: a rugged individualism forged at the juncture between civilization and wilderness, which - for better or worse - lies at the heart of American identity today. The true point of view in the history of this nation is not the Atlantic coast, it is the great West. Even the slavery struggle, which is made so exclusive an object of attention by writers like Prof. von Holst, occupies its important place in American history because of .

    The nineteenth century American frontier comes alive for students and interested readers in this unique exploration of westward expansion. This study examines the daily lives of ordinary men and women who flooded into the Trans-Mississippi West in search of land, fortune, a fresh start, and a new identity. American frontier - American frontier - How the West was won: The discovery of gold in California () started a new sequence of treaties designed to extinguish Indian title to lands lying in the path of the overland routes to the Pacific. The sudden surge of thousands of wagon trains through the last of the Indian country and the consequent slaughtering of prairie and .


Share this book
You might also like
Negotiating for computer services

Negotiating for computer services

The Keithian controversy in early Pennsylvania

The Keithian controversy in early Pennsylvania

Unfilled orders and inventories

Unfilled orders and inventories

Valuing contributing shares

Valuing contributing shares

Science of Harry Potter 6-Copy Counter

Science of Harry Potter 6-Copy Counter

Interim report of the Committee Appointed by the Government of India to Study and Report on the Question of Establishing Uniform Standards in Respect of Education & Practice of Vaidyas, Hakims, and Homoeopaths

Interim report of the Committee Appointed by the Government of India to Study and Report on the Question of Establishing Uniform Standards in Respect of Education & Practice of Vaidyas, Hakims, and Homoeopaths

American marine painting

American marine painting

My home

My home

great emergency

great emergency

2000 Import and Export Market for Baby Carriages, Toys, Games and Sporting Goods in Serbia & Montenegro

2000 Import and Export Market for Baby Carriages, Toys, Games and Sporting Goods in Serbia & Montenegro

The Civil War on the river lines of Virginia, 1862-1864

The Civil War on the river lines of Virginia, 1862-1864

Surprising accounts of the revival of religion

Surprising accounts of the revival of religion

The inside story (Reading success series)

The inside story (Reading success series)

Society and the new technology

Society and the new technology

Turning Points in World History - The American Frontier by James D. Torr Download PDF EPUB FB2

American Frontier book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Essays in this volume examine the significance of the frontier in Americ 5/5.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Turning Points in World History Ser.: The American Frontier by James D. Torr (Trade Paper) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. He writes how the frontier drove American history and why America is what it is today. Turner reflects on the past to illustrate his point by noting human fascination with the frontier and how expansion to the American West changed people's views on their culture.

It is a thesis that has been respected in the historical circle for many years. 25 historians pick a surprising list of 20th-century turning points.

Wilson and American soldiers during World War received the Parkman Prize for the Best Book in American History. The Significance of the Frontier in American History (Penguin Great Ideas) - Kindle edition by Turner, Frederick Jackson.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Significance of the Frontier in American History (Penguin Great Ideas)/5(13).

American frontier, in United States history, the advancing border that marked those lands that had been settled by Europeans. It is characterized by the westward movement of European settlers from the original Atlantic coast in the early 17th century to.

This hugely influential work marked a turning point in US history and culture, arguing that the nation’s expansion into the Great West was directly linked to its unique spirit: a rugged individualism forged at the juncture between civilization and wilderness, which – for better or worse – lies at the heart of American identity s: 1.

"The Significance of the Frontier in American History" was written by Frederick Jackson Turner, delivered as a conference paper at the annual meeting of the American.

The American frontier includes the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last remaining western territories as states in This era of massive migration and settlement was particularly encouraged by President.

12 turning points in history that changed world forever from this book that changed the world forever. Albert warned the then American President Franklin D Roosevelt that extremely powerful nuclear bombs could be prepared with the help of nuclear chain reactions.

Two years later, the US started Manhattan Project. "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" and subsequent essays and books by Frederick Jackson Turner changed the way historians.

The American Frontier (Turning Points in World History) by James D. Torr: The American Revolution (Turning Points in World History) by Kirk D. Werner: American Slavery Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. Krakatoa, while being a large eruption had no where near the impact of Tambora in Tambora's clouds caused world wide cooling, loss of crops and the "Year without a Summer" in # The Last Cheater's Waltz: Beauty and Violence in the Desert Southwest by Ellen Meloy - Not really a " frontier " book since its set in the midth century.

Noll's "Turning Points" provides an in-depth analysis of what he deems to be the major events or turning points within Christianity. His task was not to trace the entire history of the church, rather to write a history of the most significant events, as a result, many important movements don't make the s:   Vann’s work returns again and again to the American frontier, in this case Alaska, where, in a series of short stories and a novella, a son bears witness to a father falling apart.

At am Southerner Lt. Henry S. Farley fires a inch mortar round into Union held fortress of Ft. Sumter in Charleston Bay starting the American Civil War in whichunion soldiers andSouthern soldiers will be casualties making it by far the most deadly conflict in American history.

Frederick Jackson Turner, The Significance of the Frontier in American History *-* Turner, "The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement westward explain American development."-The census of said that the frontier line by was indiscernible.4/5(2).

The iconic figures who explored and fought to claim the country's vast wilderness during its early, volatile years, from the American Revolution through the California Gold Rush. Turner declared that this seemingly unimportant event represented a critical turning point in American history.

Turner wrote, 'Now four centuries from the discovery of. and “the year was a turning point in the history of the mongols and in world history: the moment when the mongols were irst ready to move out beyond the steppe.” 7 more obtuse are such interpretations as the death of antiochus in Bc marking “a turning point in the history of the eastern mediterranean: greco­ 2.

The purchase of _____ was a constitutional turning point in America, perhaps marking the downfall of _____ construction.

Louisiana; strict It is safe to say that the legislation with regard to land, tariff, and internal improvements- led by the ______ system of the nationalizing and the ______ party- was made on frontier ideas and needs. Frederick Jackson Turner’s famous frontier thesis argued that through the Westward expansion came the formation of the first “American” people.

Turner’s essay, presented aroundstrongly correlates with the upheaval ’s. The shaping of the new American nation through the westward settlement can be later linked to economic troubles. Get this from a library!

The significance of the Frontier in American history. [Frederick Jackson Turner] -- This hugely influential work marked a turning point in US history and culture, arguing that the nation's expansion into the Great West was directly linked to its unique spirit: a rugged individualism.