Oklahoma: A History: New Views of the Forty Sixth State by H. Wayne Morgan,James Morton Smith

By H. Wayne Morgan,James Morton Smith

Few different states can fit Oklahoma's attractiveness as a final frontier.

Indians, pioneers, land rushes, and oil dominate many an American's photo of Oklahoma's historical past. Incomplete as such an effect is, the frontier adventure did depart a historical past of individualism designated of Oklahoma personality. Oklahoma keeps a lot of its well known renown as a land of cowboys and Indians, oil derricks, and multimillionaires. however it has develop into whatever fairly assorted, besides: a country prospering from agriculture, diverse undefined, and transforming into city facilities the place a majority of Oklahomans now reside. even though the nation has replaced enormously because its frontier beginnings, its electorate stay as individualistic as ever, smooth heirs to that spirit of "restlessness that driven humans around the North American continent in endless pursuit of richer soils, larger possibilities, and the opportunity to start anew."

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