The historian Frederick Jackson died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Influential historian of the United States who advanced the Frontier Thesis that the unique American character was borne out of the frontier spirit of its early settlers.
He was born in Portage, Wisconsin inheriting his interest in history from his journalist and amateur historian father.
The West is now closed.
The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement, explain American development.
Each age tries to form its own conception of the past. Each age writes the history of the past anew with reference to the conditions uppermost in its own time.