The Frontiersmen Who Couldn’t Shoot Straight (Used)


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The years between 1815 and 1845 were marked by a comparative dearth of Indian Wars. It was a time when the Army became professional, and when it learned that the frontiersmen, not the Indians, were the greater enemy. It was a time when the Government expanded its role as regulator and welfare provider; when some frontier people became terrorists; when our gun culture blossomed; when our racism, bigotry, and xenophobia exploded; when our anti-intellectualism soared; when the populist common man seized the political scene; and when our conception of American exceptionalism took root, based on the creation of the heroic frontiersman icon.

Condition: Good. Some minor bending along the edges and corners of the book. Pages are clean without markings.

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