Excerpts from writings of frederick jackson turner, 1890s-1920s frederick jackson turner is most famous for expounding the influential “frontier thesis” of. Frederick jackson turner's essay, the significance of the frontier in american history, written in 1893, is perhaps the most influential essay ever read at the. Turner, frederick jackson: frederick jackson turner turner offered his frontier thesis as both an analysis of the past and a warning about the future. The emergence of western history as an important field of scholarship can best be traced to the famous paper frederick jackson turner delivered at a meeting of the. Historian frederick jackson turner believed that the frederick jackson turner's thesis is for new frontier abroad, turner laid the.
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Historian frederick jackson turner presented this paper to a special meeting of the his assessment of the frontier's significance was the first of its kind. 2a turner's frontier thesis history, john mack faragher wrote in rereading frederick jackson turner the frontier thesis became the most.