Talk:Frederick Jackson Turner/Draft

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 Definition (1861–1932) Influential early 20th century American historian. Formulated the Turner Thesis (Also known as the Frontier Theory) [d] [e]
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This article may benefit by some additional related topics links on the Related Articles page. Other than that, is it ready for Approval? Roger Lohmann 19:07, 5 April 2008 (CDT)

yes, looks good. I added further reading and added links to bibliography. Richard Jensen 03:51, 6 April 2008 (CDT)
What's there so far looks very good, but I'd suggest a tiny bit more material, and a bit of reorganization. It would be nice to add a bit more bio material (early life, education, career); what's there now is the bare-bones minimum (although more is not essential for approval). One thing I think is definitely needed is to split it up into sections, and organize the material a bit: intro, "biography", "contributions", or something like that (where some of the details of his theories would go), "influence" (OSLT) where material on what people currently think of his ideas would go, etc. J. Noel Chiappa 08:31, 6 April 2008 (CDT)
good advice, and I followed up on it. Richard Jensen 11:14, 6 April 2008 (CDT)
Richard, A few small questions: 1) Is it sectional hypotheses (plural) or hypothesis (singular)? The discussion appears to suggest only one, but the essays seem to be plural. 2) I don't understand the case for "Further Reading" on the main page instead of the bibliography. Neither of these is an important enough consideration to delay, so I'm going to start the clock ticking on Approval.
Roger Lohmann 20:13, 9 April 2008 (CDT)
thanks. it's a singular hypothesis. The 'further reading' is a quick basic guide for starters; the full bibliog is much more advanced & for people looking at specialized topics.Richard Jensen 21:34, 9 April 2008 (CDT)
Okay. That makes sense. Roger Lohmann 09:59, 10 April 2008 (CDT)
I too like that style, putting "Further reading" on the main article page, and the full biblio on the biblio subpage. But I could live with it on the Biblio page, as long as it's a separate section. J. Noel Chiappa 17:26, 10 April 2008 (CDT)

APPROVED Version 1.0

Congratulations on another History article! There were three edits that were not included on the approval as they were after the approved date... if everyone wants them placed in, just let me know. --D. Matt Innis 18:27, 21 April 2008 (CDT)