Frederick Jackson Turner: The Significance Of The Panic Of 1893

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The Panic of 1893 was due to the railroads which then lead to banks failing and citizens losing their money. It was also a time of high unemployment rates and depression. It was significant because the economy was failing and people were starting to worry. It also relates to the Devil in the White City because the fair opened in 1893 and it was not getting enough attendees due to the country’s financial downfall and the decrease of money in households. Frederick Jackson Turner: Frederick Turner was born in 1861 and died in 1932. He was a historian that believed in “The Significance of the Frontier in American History.” He was significant because after giving one of his speeches, that a well known scholar said it was, “the single most influential
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