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Frontier Thesis: Quiz


Question 1: Ironically, the ________ began losing population during Turner's lifetime, and have continued to do so for the last 80 years.
Midwestern United StatesGreat PlainsWestern United StatesSouthern United States

Question 2: In fact, today ________ has more "frontier" counties (using Turner's definition) than it did in 1900, and 35 of the 53 counties in North Dakota qualify as "frontier".

Question 3: The Frontier Thesis is the argument advanced by Frederick Jackson Turner that the origin of ________ has been the American frontier, the region between urbanized, civilized society and the untamed wilderness.
United StatesCold WarAnti-AmericanismAmerican exceptionalism

Question 4: ________, Regeneration through Violence: The Mythology of the American Frontier, 1600-1800 (1973), complex literary reinterpretation of the frontier myth from its origins in Europe to Daniel Boone
Brooklyn CollegeBuffalo BillRichard SlotkinCaptivity narrative


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