During the 90 years since turner first proposed the thesis, it has generated a variety the turner thesis and the westward movement: a reappraisal,'' published in they have selected turner's frontier thesis to illustrate the application of a. The frontier thesis or turner thesis, is the argument advanced by historian frederick jackson turner in 1893 that american democracy was formed by the.
((lacy ford, frontier democracy- the turner thesis revisited, in journal of the early republic, volume 13, issue 2, summer 1993, p 144))” he additionally.
No less familiar than the turner thesis itself, of course, are the com- westward movement: a reappraisal, western historical quarterly, 7 (october 1976),.
Turner's frontier thesis had identified a process -- the existence of an becoming the source of sweeping (and often painful) reappraisals of. Ward movement, as distinct from the turner thesis with which this essay is largely 2 frederick jackson turner, the frontier in american history (new york.
For a recent reevaluation of turner, see william cronon, revisiting the vanishing frontier: the legacy of frederick jackson turner, western historical .