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ERIC Number: EJ381030
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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The Turner Thesis and the Role of the Frontier in American History.
Pleasants, Julian
OAH Magazine of History, v3 n2 p5-7 Spr 1988
Presents an overview of Turner's thesis that the migration westward produced a unique democratic tradition and a distinctive American character. Discusses Richard Hofstadter's and Ray Allen Bellington's reactions to this thesis. Notes the concepts of Bellington in support of Turner' thesis and those concepts of Hofstadter that oppose Turner's thesis. (KO)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Historical Materials
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Language: English
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