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    success of America is the Myth of the Frontier. As debatably the lasting of American myths, with roots in colonial times and a commanding enduring presence in modern culture, the Frontier Myth instilled Americans with the ideas of the perennial rebirth, fluidity of life, new opportunities, and continuous touch with the simplicity of primitive society. This Myth of the Frontier is the “intelligible mask of that enigma called the national character” of America (Richard Slotkin). The exposition of the view of the Frontier was due to Fredrick Jason Turner in 1893. Turner postulated that the availability of “an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement westward, explain…

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    Turner's Frontier

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    In “The Significance of the Frontier In American History” by Frederick Jackson Turner, written in 1893 he expounds strongly the importance of the frontier. In his thesis, he outlines that the frontier shaped and molded men into the embodiments of “Americanism”. These were people in a new world that Turner referred to as Americans that receive great traits all due to the encounter of the frontier. This statement made by Turner has been supported by several historians and to this day still holds…

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    The American Frontier marks the origin of American History. European settlement on the Atlantic Coast and eastern rivers eventually led to the westward expansion that created the United States we know today. Historian Frederick Jackson Turner wrote a thesis regarding the frontier and gives an in depth explanation of how the American frontier is the most influential aspect of American History. His frontier thesis, "The Significance of the Frontier in American History," was delivered in 1893 and…

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    "Space: The final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: To explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before." In “Star Trek V: The Final Frontier,” the Enterprise is taken over by Spock's deluded half-brother Sybok, who believes that the moment of enlightenment will come after crossing the so-called Great Barrier at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. The ship is closely pursued…

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    In the article, “The More Factor”, by Laurence Shames he explains how historically Americans developed a desire for “more” as the people became a custom to economic growth. The author describes the relationship between the frontier and American consciousness. This is seen as he first provides a historical explanation from the 19th century. He gives us an insight of how historically way of life has changed however, he shows how people are still believing that the country will keep on growing.…

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    The Western Frontier

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    The frontier is a mysterious place full of opportunity and potential. It is the place that lies between the known and unknown, between civilization and wilderness. Humanity has always pushed against the frontier, exploring and reaching out into the vast unknown. However, it seems that frontier has been pushed back so far that is all but nonexistent now. Modern maps with detail down to the almost the slightest detail. When it comes to the Earth itself, there is little left that is beyond the…

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    Life On The Frontier

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    American life and society have created through time. The first settlers on this territory were those that had trouble with finances and other situations and were forced or “pushed” to leave their homes. Around the mid 1700’s through the early 1800’s these individuals were determined to make a new way and ventured out to the frontier. In a few routes, life on the Tennessee outskirts or frontier was altogether different than the way we live today but some components were amazingly comparable. Life…

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    The Final Frontier

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    Space has always been the subject of many people’s imagination. Everyone, from children to adults, will be inspired to find out more after looking at the wondrous night sky with luminous stars. Where, however, can you find a trustworthy book that can cover all aspects of the universe? The answer is the book A Furious Flight into the Final Frontier. Along with very detailed explanations, the book is also filled with rich, colorful pictures about planets, stars, and all space related topics to…

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    Is Frontier A Buy After The Big Selloff? Frontier Communication (NYSE:FTR) share price extended its volatility into this year, declining nearly 39% since the start of this year, extending the three-year selloff to more than 62%. Investors always love to buy underestimated stocks to create a value. In the case of FTR, the company’s share price has been declining amid poor past performances and bleak future fundamentals. Therefore, it’s important to look at the key financial metrics of this…

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    Frontier Airlines History

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    Frontier Airlines is an American airline company offering low fare flights. It has roughly 60 destinations mostly throughout the US and a few international destinations. The company was incorporated on February 8, 1994, and started flight operations on July 5, 1994. The group of owners included the old executives of a ceased airline company with the same name. (Frontier Airlines 1950-1986) The company has over 3,000 employees who operate more than 275 flights a day by over 65 aircraft. This…

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