on the road
byroger jones
part 1
Source: "Myth Of The American Frontier." 04 Apr 2013<http://www.123HelpMe.com/view.asp?id=157400>“Frontier” meansborderlan...
Emanuel Leutze - Westward the Course of EmpireTakes Its Way
Settlers claimed or bought landfor farming, ranching, or building ahome.Pioneers were the first people toenter a new land.
ince the beginning of theSource: "Myth Of The American Frontier." 04 Apr 2013<http://www.123HelpMe.com/view.asp?id=157400>...
SpainandMexicoFrance Great Britain
still part of Americanculture, but it is nowmore of an attitude ordream than a reality.he “Frontier Spirit” is
Easy Rider, 1969
figures of the cowboyand the pioneerrepresent?hat values do theAaron Sachs, syllabus for THE WEST AND BEYOND:FRONTIERS IN ...
Cowboy, 1880s
Cowboys were highly skilled. Theycould ride, shoot, lasso, wrangle,round up, herd, cross rivers, turnstampedes, scout, kee...
Frederick Remington, A Dash for the Timber, 1889
Popularfiction
Most often, the term "AmericanWest" is used for the area west ofthe Mississippi River during the19th century.
West Midwest EastMississippi River
Patterns of migration to the west
A trail between Independence,Missouri and Santa Fe, Mexico thatwas used for 60 years to carrymerchandise to and from theso...
Santa Fe Trail
The Oregon Trail ran for twothousand miles betweenIndependence, Missouri and thenorthwest corner of Oregon
OregonTrail400,000 men, women, and children walked2,000 miles in six months in wagon trains onthe Oregon Trail
on the Oregon Trail
[Oregon Trail Documentary]
Death of Tecumseh
Sitting Bull
frontier life
wagon train
homesteadingAdeline Hornbeck
"California Gold Diggers, Mining Operations on the Western Shore of the Sacramento River," lithograph published by Kellogg...
California Gold Rush 1849
Merchant ships fill San Francisco harbor, 1850-51
Pony Express 1860Horses and riders carried mail fromSt. Joseph, Missouri toSacramento, California
Pony Express riders
trans-continental railroad 1869
trans-continental railroad 1869
transcontinental railroad1869 – the golden spike
1889 Oklahoma Land Run
On April 22, over 100,000 settlers andcattlemen (known as "boomers") lined upat the border, and with the armys gunsand bug...
1948
John Wayne & Montgomery Clift,Red River, 1948
The Searchers, 1956
1960
A Fistful of Dollars, 1964
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
On the road   an exploration of american culture
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  1. 1. on the road
  2. 2. byroger jones
  3. 3. part 1
  4. 4. Source: "Myth Of The American Frontier." 04 Apr 2013<http://www.123HelpMe.com/view.asp?id=157400>“Frontier” meansborderland, or the limitsof exploration.
  5. 5. Emanuel Leutze - Westward the Course of EmpireTakes Its Way
  6. 6. Settlers claimed or bought landfor farming, ranching, or building ahome.Pioneers were the first people toenter a new land.
  7. 7. ince the beginning of theSource: "Myth Of The American Frontier." 04 Apr 2013<http://www.123HelpMe.com/view.asp?id=157400>European settlements,Westward expansionhad always inspiredthose who dreamed of anew life.
  8. 8. SpainandMexicoFrance Great Britain
  9. 9. still part of Americanculture, but it is nowmore of an attitude ordream than a reality.he “Frontier Spirit” is
  10. 10. Easy Rider, 1969
  11. 11. figures of the cowboyand the pioneerrepresent?hat values do theAaron Sachs, syllabus for THE WEST AND BEYOND:FRONTIERS IN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE
  12. 12. Cowboy, 1880s
  13. 13. Cowboys were highly skilled. Theycould ride, shoot, lasso, wrangle,round up, herd, cross rivers, turnstampedes, scout, keep watch anddrive off rustlers - all in rain, hail, andburning sun.
  14. 14. Frederick Remington, A Dash for the Timber, 1889
  15. 15. Popularfiction
  16. 16. Most often, the term "AmericanWest" is used for the area west ofthe Mississippi River during the19th century.
  17. 17. West Midwest EastMississippi River
  18. 18. Patterns of migration to the west
  19. 19. A trail between Independence,Missouri and Santa Fe, Mexico thatwas used for 60 years to carrymerchandise to and from thesouthwest.Santa Fe Trail
  20. 20. Santa Fe Trail
  21. 21. The Oregon Trail ran for twothousand miles betweenIndependence, Missouri and thenorthwest corner of Oregon
  22. 22. OregonTrail400,000 men, women, and children walked2,000 miles in six months in wagon trains onthe Oregon Trail
  23. 23. on the Oregon Trail
  24. 24. [Oregon Trail Documentary]
  25. 25. Death of Tecumseh
  26. 26. Sitting Bull
  27. 27. frontier life
  28. 28. wagon train
  29. 29. homesteadingAdeline Hornbeck
  30. 30. "California Gold Diggers, Mining Operations on the Western Shore of the Sacramento River," lithograph published by Kellogg & Comstock, NewYork and Hartford [c. 1849-52]. 26 cm x 36 cm. Courtesy of the Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and ManuscriptLibrary, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.California Gold Rush 1849
  31. 31. California Gold Rush 1849
  32. 32. Merchant ships fill San Francisco harbor, 1850-51
  33. 33. Pony Express 1860Horses and riders carried mail fromSt. Joseph, Missouri toSacramento, California
  34. 34. Pony Express riders
  35. 35. trans-continental railroad 1869
  36. 36. trans-continental railroad 1869
  37. 37. transcontinental railroad1869 – the golden spike
  38. 38. 1889 Oklahoma Land Run
  39. 39. On April 22, over 100,000 settlers andcattlemen (known as "boomers") lined upat the border, and with the armys gunsand bugles giving the signal, began amad dash into the newly opened land tostake their claims .In 1889, President Benjamin Harrisonauthorized the opening of 2,000,000acres (8,100 km2) of unoccupied lands inthe Oklahoma territory acquired from thenative tribes.
  40. 40. 1948
  41. 41. John Wayne & Montgomery Clift,Red River, 1948
  42. 42. The Searchers, 1956
  43. 43. 1960
  44. 44. A Fistful of Dollars, 1964
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