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The American Frontier

Are the following statements true or false?

1. The Frontier is the settled space beyond civilization where everything is still pristine and promising.
2. Fredrick Jackson Turner was a physician.
3. The Turner Thesis was about the Appalachians.
4. The Manifest Destiny was the idea that the North American continent had been given to the US by God for Americans to populate, civilize, and democratize.
5. Manifest Destiny was fulfilled in the 1870s.
6. Manifest Destiny and the Frontier still exist in American minds.
7. The last frontier is the South Pole.







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