Discussion question: 19th Century United States
Please write a paragraph in response to both of these questions, then substantively respond to two different posts made by colleagues.
- What did Frederick Jackson Turner argue in Frontier Thesis? What sticks out to you as important? (4 points)
- What are the arguments being made in Henry George’s Crime of Poverty? What sticks out to you as important? (4 points)
1 point for each colleague response x2 (2 points)
10 points total
Fredrick Jackson Turner, 1893
The Significance of the Frontier in American History (1893)