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Topic: American Frontier

The American Frontier was a turbulent and transformative period of westward expansion, settlement, and conflict between pioneers, the U.S. government, and Native American tribes.

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The podcast episodes explore various aspects of the American Frontier, including the lives and exploits of key figures like Daniel Boone who was instrumental in the exploration and settlement of Kentucky and Missouri, the conflicts and culture clashes between settlers and Native American tribes such as the Lakota and the Ghost Dance movement, and the legendary battles like Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

These episodes delve into the realities of frontier life, the competing ambitions and interests that drove the westward expansion, and the lasting impact and mythologizing of this formative chapter in American history.

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