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Frederick jackson turner (1861-1932) presented an essay at the world's fair in chicago in 1893 that would change the study of american history forever. Beginning with frederick jackson turner's famous 1893 essay, the significance of the frontier in american history, and continuing until at. One target of the new revisionism was frederick jackson turner's frontier thesis, first enunciated in 1893, that the existence of an area of free. 4 quotes from frederick jackson turner: 'that coarseness and strength combined with acuteness and inquisitiveness that practical, inventive turn of mind, quick.