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The USA: Melting pot, Transnational America, or something else?

From: The Melting Pot “There she lies the great Melting Pot listen Can’t you hear the roaring and the bubbling There gapes her mouth, the harbour where a thousand mammoth feeders come from the ends of the world to pour…
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Frontiers, Westerns, and Myths

In 1893, Frederick Jackson Turner addressed the American Historical Association to suggest that western expansion significantly shaped American history, institutions, and character. This became known as the frontier thesis, and it is considered extremely influential  (Smith, 1995).  However, Turner’s frontier…
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