American frontier

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American frontier
The cowboy, the quintessential seembol o the American frontier, circa 1887
  • 1607–1912 (Territorial expansion)
  • 1783–1920 (Myth o the Auld Wast)
LocationCurrently the Unitit States, historically in order o thair assimilation:

The American frontier, kent whiles as the Wild Wast or Auld Wast (Inglis: Wild West an Old West), comprises the geografie, history, fowklair, an cultural expression o life in the forwart wave o American expansion that began wi Inglis colonial settlements in the early 17t century an endit wi the admission o the last mainland territories as states in 1912.